File No. 822.5048/2.

The Secretary of State to the American Minister.

No. 1.]

Sir: In acknowledging the receipt of Mr. Schuyler’s No. 25 of August 30 regarding the subject of labor conditions in the Oriente of Ecuador, the Department desires to say that it wishes you to confer with the British Chargé d’Affaires at Quito, and to continue to keep it fully informed concerning the matter.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
J. B. Moore.