Mr. Uhl to Mr. Olney.
Berlin , February 27, 1897 . (Received March 13.)
Sir: Respectfully referring to my dispatch No. 253, of the 25th ultimo, in which I transmitted a copy and translation of a note which had just been received from the German foreign office, in reply to a note addressed to it by me, in regard to an alleged discrimination against American woods in the freight tariff on railways in Germany under Government control, I have the honor to inform you that upon receipt of the reply from Mr. Gartner to my letter, to which reference was made in the dispatch above mentioned, and upon examination of certain documents furnished by him bearing upon the question agitated, I concluded to again address the secretary of state for foreign affairs on the subject, and did so in a note, a copy of which is inclosed herewith.
I have, etc.,