Mr. Hay to Mr. White.
Washington, October 4, 1898.
Sir: Referring to previous correspondence relative to the services rendered by the late Mr. Rawson-Walker, Her Majesty’s consul at Manila, to Rear-Admiral Dewey, I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 524 of the 19th ultimo. * * *
I regret to say that the copy of your note to Lord Salisbury on the subject, which seems necessary to a full understanding of the situation, did not accompany your dispatch.
I am, etc.,