Mr. Taylor to Mr. Sherman.
Madrid , March 31, 1897 . (Received Apr. 16.)
Sir: In further reference to the Department’s No. 647, of the 18th ultimo, relative to the threatened destruction by Cuban insurgents of the property of the Ponupo Mining and Transportation Company, I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy, with translation, of a note from the Spanish minister of state in reply to mine asking for protection to the property of said company.
I am, etc.,