Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman.
Pekin , March 11, 1897 . (Received. April 26.)
Sir: In Department’s dispatch No. 1395, of 19th January, I was directed to insist on the demand that the officials who did not do their duty in preventing the Kutien riots should be punished.
I have accordingly addressed to the Tsung-li Yamén a communication on the subject, of which a copy is inclosed.
I have, etc.,