File No. 2151/290.

The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Gummeré.

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your unnumbered dispatch of the 20th ultimo, reporting that, on the preceding day, the collective note of the diplomatic corps was presented to the representative at Tangier of the Sultan, Mulai Hafid.

Awaiting Mulai’s reply, of which the department has been advised by telegraph.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.