Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay.

No. 413.]

Sir: In compliance with your unnumbered instruction of September 23, 1904, I beg leave to send you herewith a copy of the Official Gazette of February 11, 1904, containing the neutrality proclamation issued by the Italian Government after the beginning of the war between Japan and Russia.a

I have, etc.,

Lewis Morris Iddings.
  1. Not printed. The proclamation is expressed in the same terms as the proclamation of April 25, 1898, printed in Foreign Relations 1898, page 874 et seq.