File No. 10388/25–26.

Consul General Denby to the Secretary of State.

No. 209.]

Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the Chinese Government has paid to me the amount claimed for damages to American citizens on account of the Shanghai riots of December, 1905, the aggregate of the claims amounting to $889.73, United States currency.

In pursuance of the department’s telegraphic instructions of June 1, I inclose herewith a draft on the International Banking Corporation of New York for $889.73, the amount above stated.

I have, etc.,

Chas. Denby.