Mr. Merry to Mr. Hay.
San Jose , February 20, 1902 .
Sir: I have the honor to forward herewith the reply of the Government of El Salvador to your request as per your No. 425 of October [Page 837] 25 and No. 429 of December 10, 1901, that Danish subjects in that Republic may be accorded the protection of the United States Government under the same restrictions applicable to the subjects of the Chinese Empire.
You will note that the Government of El Salvador concedes this request. I respectfully await your instructions to so advise our consular officers in that Republic.
With assurances, etc.,