File No. 594/22–23.

The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Gummeré.

No. 142.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your unnumbered dispatch of the 5th instant, transmitting a copy of a letter addressed by you to the grand vizier, in regard to obtaining a house for missionaries in the Moorish quarter of Mequinez.

Your action in the matter is approved by the department.

I am, etc.,

Robert Bacon,