The Secretary of State to Minister Gummeré.

No. 20.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 53 of the 27th ultimo, reporting in regard to the conference to be held to consider Moroccan affairs and transmitting information concerning the representatives to be appointed by Great Britain, Spain, and France.

The United States will probably send two representatives to the conference, of whom, as you were informed by the Department’s instruction of the 10th instant, you will be one.

Mr. Lewis Einstein, third secretary of the embassy at London, will be the secretary of the American representation.

I am, etc.,

Elihu Root.