File No. 4832/41–42.

The Acting Secretary of State to Ambassador Dudley.

No. 94.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No 210 of the 29th ultimo, inclosing copy of the note by which you expressed to the foreign office on the same day this Government’s appreciation of Brazil’s good offices in taking charge of American interests in Venezuela.

Your note is approved.

With renewed expressions of appreciation of Brazilian good offices and good will,

I am, etc.,

Robert Bacon.