The Cuban Minister to Acting Secretary of State Adee.

No. 201.]

Excellency: Referring to the memorandum of your Department of the 17th of January of this year, and to mine of the 19th of the same month and year, I would like to know if, in view of the urgent condition of Mr. Luciano F. Arestuche, to whom, as a grace, that Department is disposed to grant $500 for injuries suffered at the hands of soldiers of the American Army, it would be possible to deliver to me the said sum to have it reach the said destitute individual.

I avail, etc.,

Gonzales de Quesada.