Ambassador Thompson to the Secretary of State.
Petropolis, June 18, 1905.
Sir: Referring to my dispatch, No. 20, of April 4, 1905, reporting a protest made to the Brazilian foreign office against the use by a Brazilian schooner, the Oliveira, of a flag similar to our national ensign, I inclose herewith copy of a note received under date of the 14th instant, saying that such instructions have been given as will cause the retirement of the objectionable banner and will prevent the recurrence of like incidents. I also inclose a copy of my note of acknowledgment of the same of this date.
I have, etc.,