The Secretary of State to Diplomatic Agent Jackson.

No. 35, Bulgarian Series.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 150, Bulgarian series, of the 18th ultimo confirming your telegram of the same date regarding the wishes of the Bulgarian Government to confirm the reciprocal commercial agreement between the two countries by an exchange of formal notes between yourself and the minister for foreign affairs.

In reply I have to say that the commercial agreement having become effective by the President’s proclamation, copies of which have been mailed to you, the proposed exchange of notes may simply serve as an international record of the agreement so reached.

I am, etc.,

E. Root.