File No. 821/41.
The Secretary of State to Ambassador Francis.
Washington , April 29, 1908 .
Sir: Referring to previous correspondence on the subject of restrictions on American meats in Austria and Hungary, I inclose here [Page 35] with copy of a letter from the Secretary of Agriculture calling attention to the efficient law and regulations which this Government has regarding the inspection of meat, and meat food products entering into interstate or foreign commerce.
The department feels that it will be proper to bring again this matter to the notice of the Government to which you are accredited. You are therefore instructed to take appropriate action, in the sense of Secretary Wilson’s letter.
I am, etc.,