Minister Lyon to the Secretary of State.

No. 232.]

Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the Liberian commission referred to in my No. 222, diplomatic, and dated January 25, 1908, consisting of Ex-president Dr. G. W. Gibson, Vice President J. J. Dossen, and Attorney C. B. Dunbar, together with C. R. Branch and T. J. R. Faulkner as attach├ęs, will leave here the 17th instant, via Hamburg, Germany, for the United States of America.

I have, etc.,

Ernest Lyon.