Mr. Hill to Mr. Thomas.
Washington, October 14, 1899.
Sir: Referring to your Nos. 100 of August 28 and 102 of the 5th ultimo, I inclose copy of a letter from the Acting Secretary of Agriculture stating that, for reasons specified by him, he thinks it will not be practicable for this Government to furnish the Government of Sweden and Norway with lists of United States meat inspectors, accompanied by facsimiles of their signatures.
This Department concurs in Mr. Brigham’s views, of which you will make such use as you may find appropriate and deem advisable.
I am, etc.,