Mr. Runyon to Mr. Gresham.
Berlin, December 17, 1894. (Received Jan. 5, 1895.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch, No. 146, of October 29 last, I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of a note, F. O. No. 171, to-day addressed by me to the foreign office regarding the existing prohibition of the importation into Germany of American cattle and fresh beef. In this connection I deem it proper to inform you that on the 23d ultimo I received from the foreign office a memorandum, dated November 7 last, on the subject of “Texas fever among American cattle imported into Germany at Hamburg,” of which I did not send a copy to the Department, as I was informed that one had already been sent through the German embassy at Washington.
I have, etc.,