Mr. Olney to Mr. von Reichenau.

No. 264.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 12th instant, stating that the Government of Germany would bear its share of the cost of safes for the preservation of the records of the Samoan land commission and that the consular representative at Apia had been so advised.

Adding that a copy of your note has been sent to Mr. Churchill, the consul-general of this Government there, I beg to renew to you, sir, etc.,

Richard Olney.