Mr. Adee to Mr. Dawson.

No. 20.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 14, of the 13th instant, inclosing correspondence in relation to the imprisonment of Francisco Martinez, a Porto Rican, at Macoris, and to inform you that your course in the case is approved by the Department.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee,
Acting Secretary.