Mr. Hill to Mr. White.

No. 1423.]

Sir: The Department is gratified at the satisfactory closing of the coat-of-arms incident at the consulate at Bamberg, as reported in Mr. Jackson’s No. 2115, of the 18th ultimo, and approves Mr. Jackson’s proposed course of expressing this gratification to the foreign office and the Bavarian legation at Berlin.

I am, etc.,

David J. Hill,
Acting Secretary.