The Minister in Egypt (Howell) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 10.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to my telegram No. 21 of today, May 26, 1926, 5 p.m.,28 and apropos of same to herewith enclose a copy of the full text of the Note from the Foreign Office to which the telegram refers, and at the same time a copy of my Note to the Foreign Office of May 17, 1926, with the clarifying statement which I made as a counter proposal to the one submitted by the Legal Adviser of the Foreign Office, which is also enclosed.
The winning of this contest by us has not been, by any means, an easy matter. I think the Metropolitan Museum of Art is to be congratulated on securing this addition to the regulation permits.
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