Mr. Uhl to Mr. Sherman.
Berlin, March 15, 1897. (Received April 2.)
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt, on the 12th instant, of the Department’s instruction of the 1st, No. 323, and to inclose herewith a copy of a note to-day addressed by me to the German foreign office, based upon the information contained therein, in regard to the treatment of American woods on railways in Germany under Government control. As for the reasons mentioned in my note, the original papers submitted by the Austro-American Stave and Lumber Company were transmitted to the foreign office, and in order to save time no translations of these papers were made.
I have, etc.,