File No. 5727/61.

The British Chargé to the Secretary of State.

No. 129.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 8th instant, respecting the application to other countries of the administrative changes in United States customs-houses, which derive from the new German-American commercial agreement.

While expressing my best thanks for this communication, I beg to inform you that I immediately acquainted His Majesty’s Government with its contents.

I have, etc.,

Esme Howard.