Chargé Eddy to the Secretary of State.
St. Petersburg, October 31, 1905.
Sir: I have the honor to transmit to you herewith the translation of the imperial manifest which appeared in St. Petersburg this morning.
I am enabled to send this dispatch to-day through the courtesy of the British embassy, whose courier will leave to-morrow morning by boat. The railroads are not yet operating and postal communication does not yet exist.
I have, etc.,