The Secretary of State to the British Ambassador.

No. 343.]

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of, and cordially to thank you for, your note No. 213, of the 27th instant, regarding the Newfoundland fishery question.

It will be equally agreeable to me that you should take the course you propose with regard to my note of the 25th instant, in communicating to the Newfoundland government, for the information of their people on the treaty coast, the substance of my reply.

I have, etc.,

Elihu Root.