The Acting Secretary of State to the British Chargé (Osborne)

Sir: With reference to previous correspondence regarding the question of the cooperation of the United States authorities in the Philippines in the steps taken by the Governor of British North Borneo to preserve the hawksbill turtle fisheries, I desire to inform you that a communication has been received from the Office of the Governor General of the Philippine Islands indicating the willingness of the Philippine authorities to cooperate with the Governor of British North Borneo in this matter and requesting copies of laws and regulations in force in British North Borneo for use in drafting suitable regulations by the Government of the Philippine Islands.

The copy of “The Turtle Fisheries of the Seychelles Islands” by James Hornell is returned herewith.

Accept [etc.]

For the Acting Secretary of State:
Harvey H. Bundy