Mr. Dudley to Mr. Hay.
Lima, Peru, July 23, 1904.
Sir: Referring to my No. 894, of April 11, 1904, I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy and translation of a note from the Peruvian foreign office furnishing this legation a copy of an executive resolution indefinitively suspending the operation of the decree which required certificates of celibacy, issued by legations or consulates, as a condition precedent to the celebration of the matrimony of foreigners within this country.
A copy of my acknowledgment of the foreign minister’s note is also herewith inclosed.
I have, etc.,