Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay.

No. 1319.]


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I have to report that at the request of Lady Randolph Churchill I notified Count Bülow informally that the American hospital ship Maine had sailed for Chinese waters on the 12th instant, and that if any wounded German soldiers or sailors require aid they will be welcome to her and every assistance possible will be given them.

I have, etc.

John B. Jackson.