Chargé Lorillard to the Secretary of State.

No. 59.]

Sir: I have the honor to report that a general treaty of arbitration between Denmark and Italy was signed on the 14th instant at Rome.

While the text of the treaty has not yet been made public, I am in a position to state that by its terms all differences which may occur between the two countries are to be referred to the Permanent Court of. Arbitration at The Hague for final settlement.

I have, etc.,

George L. Lorillard.