Mr. Armstrong to Mr. Olney.
Madrid, May 26, 1896. (Received June 8.)
Sir: I have the honor of inclosing herewith the formal reply, with translation, of the Spanish minister for foreign affairs to your telegrams of the 20th and 23d instant as confirmed in Mr. Taylor’s No. 521.
You will observe that the order to respect contracts and property rights was of a general character and applicable to all nationalities.
I am, etc.,