Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu.

No. 172.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note No. 203, of the 11th instant, in further relation to your complaint concerning the enforcement of the Chinese exclusion laws at San Francisco and giving details of cases of discourtesy, etc., on the part of the office of the Chinese inspector at that place.

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In reply I have the honor to inform you that a copy of your note has been sent to the Secretary of the Treasury for his information.

Accept, etc.,

John Hay.