File No. 825.731/2.

The Secretary of State to Chargé Summerlin.

No. 219.]

Sir: The Department has received the Ambassador’s No. 580, of January 30, transmitting a translation of a decree regulating telegraphic communications, amendatory of the objectionable decree No. 6364, a copy of which was enclosed with his No. 574, of January 11.

The Department approves Mr. Fletcher’s action in making the frequent representations which resulted in the modification of the requirements of the original decree.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Robert Lansing.