Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay.
Madrid, November 25, 1899.
Sir: I have the honor to report that in response to my communication of the substance of your telegraphic instruction of the 21st instant, the receipt of which has already been acknowledged, I have received a letter from Mr. Francisco Silvela, minister of state, of which I beg to inclose a copy and translation.
As thus requested, I have cabled you to-day as follows:
Requested to transmit the thanks of the Spanish Government for most acceptable permission to use Geneva Red Cross.
I have, etc.,