The Secretary of State to the Spanish Minister.

No. 108.]

Sir: Referring to previous correspondence relative to the certificates of value issued by the Spanish chambers of commerce, I take pleasure in informing you that the department is in receipt of a letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, under date of the 7th instant, stating that the customs officers of the United States will be instructed in the next issue of Treasury Decisions that the provisions of point “F” of the diplomatic note annexed to the agreement with Germany have been extended to the Spanish chambers of commerce.

Accept, etc.,

Elihu Root.