The Acting Secretary of State to the Spanish Chargé.

No. 192.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 1st instant, advising the Department that your government had notified the Sultan of Morocco that it is disposed to take part in the conference proposed by him, on condition of being previously informed of the time, place, and programme of the meeting.

I have the honor to say in reply that the Department instructed the American minister to Morocco on the 29th ultimo to say to the government of the Sultan that this government would take part in the conference and would announce the names of its representatives when the time and the place of the meeting should have been determined.

Accept, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.