The British Appointed Ambassador (Geddes) to the Secretary of State

No. 252

Sir: With reference to Mr. Lansing’s note of February 13th last, enquiring as to the name of the Engineer appointed by the Canadian Government to confer with the nominee of the United States Government in the matter of the further improvement of the St. Lawrence River between Montreal and Lake Ontario, I have the honour to inform you that the Canadian Government inform me that they have appointed Mr. W. A. Bowden, Chief Engineer of the Department of Railways and Canals, to act in this capacity.

I have [etc.]

A. C. Geddes