Mr. Wharton to Sir Julian Pauncefote.
Washington , July 2, 1889.
Sir: With reference to your notes of the 22d of May last and of the 1st ultimo, relative to the case of certain British subjects who arrived on the steam-ship Obdam at the port of New York, where they were not allowed to land on the ground that they were laborers under contract, I have the honor to inclose herewith for your information a copy of a letter of the Secretary of the Treasury officially reporting the action of the authorities in the premises.
I have, etc.,
- The inclosure was returned to the Secretary of the Treasury.↩