Ambassador Meyer to the Secretary of State .
St. Petersburg , March 17, 1906.
Sir: The department’s dispatches Nos. 57 and 62,a dated July 24 and August 1, 1905, respectively, inclosing papers from the Japanese legation at Washington bringing to the attention of the Russian Government certain violations of the Geneva convention alleged to have been committed by members of the Russian army, were at once referred to the ministry for foreign affairs.
I am now in receipt of a note replying to both of the Japanese letters, and beg leave to inclose a copy of the ministerial note, dated March 1/14, together with a copy of the inclosure transmitted therein and a translation of the same.
I have, etc.,