Mr. Finch to Mr. Hay.

No. 787.]

Sir: I inclose copy and translation of a note from the minister of foreign relations of Uruguay dated the 17th instant, in which he states that the Assembly General has approved the peace negotiations submitted to it by the President, thereby ending the armed struggle which has existed in this Republic for the preceding ten months.


William R. Finch.

Señor Romeu to Mr. Finch.

Mr. Minister: I have the honor to inform your excellency that the honorable Assembly General has approved the arrangement negotiated with the revolutionists, which puts an end to the armed struggle, peace being therefore restored all through the territory of the Republic.

Please, your excellency, to make this known to your Government, and to accept, etc.,

José Romeu.