Mr. Adee to Mr. Hunter.

No. 191.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch, No. 245, of the 21st ultimo, reporting the arrival of the United States cruiser Newark at San José, Guatemala, and the courtesies shown to Capt. C. F. Goodrich and his officers on their visit to Guatemala City.

At the instance of the Acting Secretary of the Navy, to whom Captain Goodrich has reported the matter, you will express to President Cabrera the thanks of the Navy Department for the generous hospitality extended to Captain Goodrich and his officers.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee,
Acting Secretary.