File No. 2151/77.

Memorandum to the French Embassy.

The Secretary of State presents his compliments to the French ambassador and has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a copy of the communication of the 11th ultimo addressed by his excellency the minister for foreign affairs to his excellency the ambassador relative to the proposal of the Government of the French Republic and that of Spain with regard to the settlement of indemnities on account of the Casablanca incidents.

In this connection the Department of State has the honor to refer to its memorandum of the 23d ultimo.