Mr. Denby to Mr. Olney.
Peking, August 9, 1895. (Received Sept. 23.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose a translation of a commutation from the Tsung-li Yamên, relating to the recent riots at Kutien in the Province of Fuhkien. It will be seen that the Yamên has ordered the arrest and punishment of the murderers, and that protection be insured to foreigners.
I have, etc.,