Mr. Denby to Mr. Olney.
Peking , November 14, 1896 . (Received Dec. 28.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose a copy of a letter from Mr. W. H. Lingle, of the American Presbyterian Mission at Lien Chou, in northern Kwang-tung, reporting the satisfactory settlement of the mission troubles at Lam Mo, in southern Hunan.
The action taken by this legation in this case, as well as the steps of the Chinese Government on behalf of the missionaries and the native Christians, were reported to you by the chargé d’affaires of this legation in dispatch No. 2549, of the 19th of June last. Mr. Lingle expresses his entire satisfaction at the redress which has been afforded himself and his converts and at the guarantees for the future peaceful prosecution of his work.
I have, etc.,