Mr. Assis-Brasil to Mr. Day.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your excellency’s note of the 15th instant, containing some suggestions respecting the naval observances for neutral men-of-war in ports now blockaded or which may hereafter be blockaded by the American Navy during the war with Spain. I shall transmit a copy of said note to my Government.

Accept, sir, etc.,

J. F. de, Assis-Brasil.