Mr. Adee to Mr. Squiers.

No. 79.]

Sir: In reply to your No. 119, of the 22d instant, I have to say that your suggestion to the foreign office that the secretary of your legation, who had been summoned to give evidence in the court of first instance at Habana, could make his deposition at the legation, was in accordance with established precedent, and satisfactory.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee,
Acting Secretary.