The Minister in Egypt ( Howell ) to the Secretary of State
[Received May 7.]
Sir: Adverting to my telegram No. 12, of April 9, 11 a.m., and apropos of same, I have the honor to herewith enclose a copy of a note which I sent to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, in which I called attention to the agreement entered into between the Egyptian Government and the Great Powers when the Mixed Courts were established, as it applied to the representation of each in the Courts.
I have found the appointment was about to be made, indeed, it was said likely to be announced any moment, and I desired at least in advance of the appointment to let them know that we are taking note of the proposal in question and recognize it as out of conformity with the agreement.
I have [etc.]