Mr. Hay to Mr. Buck.
Washington, January 24, 1900.
Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 392 of the 29th ultimo, reporting the present attitude of the Japanese Government respecting the registration of perpetual leases in foreign settlements in Japan.
In reply I have to say that the attitude of the Japanese Government in the matter, as it is now reported by you, is unobjectionable.
I am, etc.,