Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay.
Vienna, May 18, 1904.
Sir: I have the honor to report that last evening I received the official answer of the Government of Austria-Hungary to the request for permission to visit Trieste and Fiume, as well as to remain in Austro-Hungarian waters, on the part of our fleet.
It will be seen from the copy and translation I have the honor to inclose that the answer is in the affirmative. * * *
I have, etc.,