Viscount Gough to Mr. Uhl .

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge, with thanks, the receipt of your note, No. 143, of the 3d instant, respecting the apparently conflicting claims of territorial jurisdiction over certain islands in Lac de Croix, on the northwestern boundary between Minnesota and Manitoba. I have not failed to bring your communication to the notice of Her Majesty’s Government.

I have, etc.,