Mr. Adee to Mr. White.

No. 1391.]

Sir: Your No. 2024, of the 5th instant, relating” to the defilement of the coat of arms of the United States at the consulate in Bamberg, has been received.

The Department is gratified at the friendly spirit shown by the Government of Germany in regretting the incident and in bringing it about that the new coat of arms will be put in place in a solemn manner.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee,
Acting Secretary.