File No. 2151/166.

Minister Gummeré to the Secretary of State.

Sir: I have the honor to confirm my telegram to the department of this date.1

In explanation of the above, I have the honor to report that couriers arrived this morning from Tetuan with letters announcing that the Pretender Mulai Hafid had been proclaimed as Sultan at Tetuan on the 17th instant, amid the rejoicings of the populace, the town remaining tranquil. Everything is still quiet at Tangier, but the people are pleased with the successes of Mulai Hafid.

I am, etc.,

S. R. Gummeré.
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