Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Hay.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note No. 1300 of yesterday’s date, and to inform you I shall at once forward it to the Marquis of Salisbury with a request for an early reply to the considerations set forth in your previous note concerning the duties imposed by the ordinances of Trinidad and Tobago.

I have, etc.,

Julian Pauncefote.