Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay.

No. 339.]

Sir: I have the honor to confirm your cipher telegram received the 28th ultimo, as follows:

Washington, July 25.

If permission is necessary to land and pasture at Nagasaki or at Yokohama United States army horses in transit to Manila, request it.


In response to my request, I have received a note from the minister for foreign affairs to the effect that the Japanese Government have no objection to the said horses being landed and pastured, as desired.

I have, etc.,

A. E. Buck