Mr. Eguiguren to Mr. Day.


Sir: The undersigned, minister of Peru, has the honor to acknowledge receipt of the note of the Honorable Secretary of State, dated the 15th instant, making important suggestions touching the rules which neutral vessels of war wishing to enter or to leave ports which the United States have blockaded or may blockade during the present war with Spain should observe.

The undersigned will transmit to his Government at the first opportunity the above-mentioned communication, and avails himself of this occasion to reiterate, etc.

Victor Eguiguren.