Chargé Carter to the Secretary of State.
London , December 21, 1905 .
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge your telegram of the 17th instant,a a translation of which I inclose, with reference to the Newfoundland fisheries question. I also inclose a copy of Sir Edward Grey’s note of the 19th, and, in the same and cognate connection, translation of my cipher cables of the 18thb and 20th, respectively.
I further inclose a letter addressed to the minister of justice from Mr. Joseph O’Reilly, inspector of Newfoundland customs, dated November 30, which was handed to me as a memorandum at Sir Edward Grey’s request, and was the basis of my telegram of the 20th instant, mentioned above.
I may mention that all your suggestions have been received in a spirit of the friendliest cooperation.
I have, etc.,