The Secretary of State to Minister Pearson.

No. 62.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 121, of the 7th ultimo, in relation to the protection of witnesses in the Labaree case, and to commend the attitude taken in your note in which you requested the Persian Government to protect the said witnesses.

I am, etc.,

Elihu Root.

Note.—Subsequent correspondence will be printed in Foreign Relations, 1906.