Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay.
Berne, Switzerland , June 2, 1899 .
Sir: Referring to my dispatch, No. 139, of March 23, 1899, I now have the honor to transmit to you herewith copy together with translation [Page 757] of a note from the Swiss Government, dated May 31, informing me of its decision to accept the denunciation of the Articles VIII to XII of the treaty of November 25, 1850, between the United States and Switzerland.
I have, etc.,