File No. 7661/28.
The Acting Secretary of State to Chargé Wilson .
Washington , November 26, 1907 .
Sir: Referring to your No. 613, of September 25 last, transmitting a sample tin of Underwood’s deviled ham from a lot in which Argentine officials claimed to have found boric acid in sufficient quantities to warrant its exclusion from Argentina, I inclose herewith a copy of a letter from the Secretary of Agriculture regarding the analysis made by his department of the contents of the tin referred to.
I am, etc.,