Mr. Taylor to Mr. Gresham.
Madrid , January 12, 1895 . (Received January 24.)
Sir: I have the honor to report that on Saturday the 12th instant the minister of state, by authority of the Government, read in the Cortes the project of law designed to put into immediate effect the new modus vivendi. A copy of said law, with translation, is inclosed herein. I have been informed by two of the political representatives of Senor Canovas, the leader of the opposition, that the proposed law will be permitted to pass without objection from that source. Inclosed please find (with translation) to that effect a statement made by El Estandarte, Señor Canovas’s personal organ.1 On Saturday night, the 12th instant, I informed you of these facts by telegram.
I am, etc.,
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