The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Hill.

No. 83.]

Sir: By a decree dated April 16, 1907, published in the Gaceta Oficial of the 18th of the same month, the provisional governor of the Republic of Cuba has accepted the invitation of His Majesty the Emperor of Russia to the Government of Cuba to send delegates to the Second Peace Conference at The Hague.

I am, etc.,

Robert Bacon.