File No. 431.11 Or 4/172

The American Chargé d’Affaires to the Secretary of State.

No. 640.]

Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a check, drawn on Messrs. G. Amsinck & Co., New York, by the Bank of Venezuela, for sixty-four thousand four hundred and twelve dollars fifty-nine cents ($64,412.59) in payment of the award of The Hague Tribunal in the Orinoco steamship case.

I have, etc.,

Sheldon Whitehouse.