File No. 594/36–37.

The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Gummeré.

No. 181.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your unnumbered dispatch of the 20th ultimo transmitting the reply of Sid Mohamed ben Guebbass to your letter of the 15th of the same month in regard to the desire of certain American missionaries to obtain a house in the Moorish quarter of Mequinez.

Ben Guebbass should be urged to make clear to His Majesty the importance this Government attaches to the fulfilment of the Moorish promise.

Awaiting something more definite,

I am, etc.,

Huntington Wilson.