Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note, No. 634, of the 9th instant, in which you inform me of the acquiescence of your Government in the proposed draft ordinance for restricting the [Page 258] importation of alcoholic liquors for the use of the native population in Zanzibar.

I have had much pleasure in transmitting a copy of your note to my Government.

I have, etc.,

Julian Pauncefote.