Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote.

No. 1180.]

Excellency: Referring to the Department’s note of July 14 last, asking you to request the British consul at Habana to use his good offices for the protection of certain property in Cuba belonging to the American Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, which had been placed in charge of Miss Joerg, and with regard to the subsequent correspondence on the subject, I have the honor to inclose for your information copy of a letter1 from Mr. Porter King, chairman of the Committee on Cuba of the Southern Baptist Convention, expressing the thanks of Miss Joerg and of the Mission Board for the kindness and courtesy shown to them by yourself and the British consul at Habana during the blockade.

I have, etc.,

William R. Day.
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