File No. 573/178–187.

Ambassador Reid to the Secretary of State .

No. 443.]

Sir: Referring to your cabled instructions of August 23, August 29, and August 30, I beg now to inclosea copies of a note from myself to Sir Edward Grey on September 4 and of his reply on September 6, the exchange of which constitutes by agreement the ratification of a modus vivendi for the present fishing season on the treaty coast of Newfoundland, as set forth in my note of September 4. Appended thereto are copies of the same documents as transmitted to you by cable on September 7.

I have, etc.,

Whitelaw Reid.
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