File No. 511.4A1/1217.

The Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs to the American Chargé d’Affaires.

No. 19191.]

Mr. Chargé d’Affaires: Referring to the note of his excellency, Mr. Beaupré, of the 11th of August last, I have the honor to notify you that as all the Governments of the interested powers have now accepted the proposals of the British Government, Her Majesty’s Government has decided that the conference against the abuse of opium will meet at The Hague on the 1st of December next.

In adding that Her Majesty’s minister at Washington has been requested by telegraph to communicate the above to your Government,

I seize, etc.,

For the minister: