The Acting Secretary of State to the Cuban Minister.

No. 147.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 21st instant, in which you quote your government’s telegram expressing its deep regret at the deplorable outrage perpetrated on the American consulate at Cienfuegos, and renew the assurances previously given that no effort will be spared to punish the offender.

I have the honor to say that the good will thus exhibited by the Cuban Government is highly appreciated by this government.

Accept, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.