The Swedish Minister to the Secretary of State .

Sir: I have the honor to inform your excellency that my Government accepts the suggestion contained in your excellency’s note of today’s date that the time specified in the Treaty of the 13th October 1914, between the United States and Sweden, for the appointment of the International Commission therein provided, be extended from July 11, 1915 to January 15, 1916.

With renewed assurances of my highest consideration I have the honor to remain your excellency’s most obedient servant.

W. A. F. Ekengren.