Mr. Riddle to Mr. Hay.

No. 580.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your telegramb of May 24.

I inclose herewith the reply of the Russian Government to my request made in accordance with your instructions.

I have communicated the substance of this note to the consul-general in this city, instructing him to inform all the consular representatives under him.

I have, etc.,

J. W. Riddle,
Chargé d’Affaires ad Interim.

Prince Obolensky to Mr. Riddle.

Mr. Chargé d’affaires: In reply to your note of May 13 (26), I have the honor to inform you that the Imperial Government sees no objection to the interests of Cuba and its citizens being represented by consular officers of the United States residing in Russia, as requested by the President of the Republic of Cuba.

Please receive, etc.,

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