Mr. Hutchinson to Mr. Hay.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the Department’s telegrama of May 24, 1902.

In accordance with the Department’s instructions, I promptly communicated with the foreign office here, and now have the honor to report that the desired permission has been granted.

I have notified all our consular officers in Chile, and beg to inclose a copy of the notification.

I have, etc.,

Norman Hutchinson.

Mr. Hutchinson to United States consuls.

Sir: In accordance with instructions from the Department of State, sent at the request of the President of Cuba, and with the permission of the Government of Chile, you are directed to use your good offices in representation of the interests of Cuba and of its citizens until Cuban consuls shall have been appointed.

I am, etc.,

Norman Hutchinson.
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