The British Ambassador to the Secretary of State.

No. 94.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note No. 72 of yesterday’s date inclosing copy of a resolution adopted by the senate and assembly of the State of New York suggesting that joint action be taken by the Governments of the United States and Great Britain for the protection of the Niagara Falls.

I shall have much pleasure in forwarding copies of your note, together with its inclosure, to His Majesty’s principal secretary of state for foreign affairs and to the governor-general of Canada.

I have, etc.,

H. M. Durand.