Mr. Loomis to Mr. Leishman.

[Telegram.—Paraphrase.]

(Mr. Loomis states that the reported audience with the Sultan is gratifying, and that, pending further report promised for Tuesday, [Page 824]the squadron under the command of Admiral Barker will be held in readiness subject to orders. The Government of the United States expects that its wishes will be fully complied with. Instructs him to keep the Department adequately advised.)