File No. 1012/6.

The Secretary of State to Chargé Brown.

No. 327.]

Sir: Referring to Mr. Coombs’s No. 516 of the 23d ultimo, I inclose a copy of a note from the Chinese minister at Washington, expressing his appreciation of the action of the legation in obtaining redress for a Chinese subject who had been assaulted by a Guatemalan policeman.

I am, etc.,

E. Root.