Mr. Denby to Mr. Olney.
Peking, August 14, 1895. (Received Sept. 26.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose a translation of a communication received from the Tsung-li Yamên relating to the riots in Fuhkien.
The Yamên consents that our consul at Foochow may go to Kutien to investigate the horrible massacre at that place. I have wired him that if he thought it desirable and necessary he could go, and he could exercise his judgment whether to go alone or with the British consul.
I have, etc.,