File No. 10044/87.
The Acting Secretary of State to Ambassador Leishman.
Washington, October 26, 1908.
Sir: Referring to the department’s telegram of the 21st instant, in regard to the detail of the U. S. S. Scorpion as stationnaire at Constantinople, I inclose for your further information copy of a letter on the subject addressed by the Secretary of State to the Secretary of the Navy.
When you shall be in touch with Lieut Commander Logan, you will advise him as to the formalities, salutes, etc., in passing the Dardanelles.
I am, etc.,