Mr. White to Mr. Hay.
London, October 14, 1898.
Sir: Referring to your instruction No. 863, of the 17th ultimo, and to my dispatch No. 524, of the 19th ultimo, I have the honor to inclose herewith the copy of a note which I addressed to the Marquis of Salisbury relative to the services rendered to Admiral Dewey by the late Mr. Rawson-Walker, Her Majesty’s consul at Manila, and of the reply which I have received to the same.
I also inclose a copy of my note of the 19th ultimo to Lord Salisbury, which should have accompanied my dispatch above-mentioned, but which I regret to find, from your dispatch No. 887, of the 4th instant, was not inclosed therein.
I have, etc.,