The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Rockhill.

No. 22.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Coolidge’s dispatch No. 1888 of May 19 last transmitting a copy of a memorandum communicated to the foreign office as to the rights of real and original owners of trade-marks, and to inform you that Mr. Coolidge’s action is approved by the department.

I am, sir, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee,
Acting Secretary.