Minister Leishman to the Secretary of State.
Constantinople, May 22, 1905.
Sir: I beg to inclose herewith copy of statement received through the British embassy, showing awards allotted to American claimants by the Cretan commission.
In reply to my question as to when, where, and how the money was to be paid, the English ambassador smilingly remarked that “that is a matter for the future.”
I have, etc.,