Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote.
Washington, August 9, 1898.
Excellency: Referring to previous correspondence relative to the property of the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention in Habana, I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 5th instant, in which you say that you are in receipt of a telegram from Her Majesty’s acting consul-general in Habana, stating that an attempt has been made by a man named Sanchez to extort money from the Joerg Mission in connection with the will of the late Dr. Belot.
A copy of your above-mentioned note has been sent to the chairman of the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention for the information of those concerned.
I have, etc.,