Señor du Bosc to Mr. Sherman.


Mr. Secretary: I have the honor to inform your excellency that the renunciation of his office of minister plenipotentiary of His Majesty in the United States which has been tendered by His Excellency Señor Don Enrique Dupuy de Lôme having been accepted by His Majesty’s Government, the latter has been pleased to designate me as chargé d’affaires ad interim, of which office I take possession to-day.

I have the honor to acquaint your excellency with this for the information of the Government of which your excellency worthily forms part.

I avail myself, etc.,

Juan du Bosc.