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Chilian, Peruvian, and other South and Central American dollars are issued.

There is also a pa]:)er currency. The peso or dollar is of the value of about 20d. or 12 silver dollars to the £. The notes of Nicaragua and of the Bank of London and Central America are redeemable in silver, but not in gold. Since January 7, 1893, the metric system of weights and measures has been in use.

Diplomatic and Consular Representatives.

1. Of Nicaragua in Great Britain.

Envoy and Minister for the Greater Republic of Central America. — Crisanto Medina.

Consul-Gcneral. — Frederick S. Isaac.

There are Consular Representatives at London, Manchester, Liverpool, Nottingham, Birmingham, Glasgow, Southampton, Cardiff, Newport (Mon. ), Brighton.

2. Of Great Britain in Nicaragua,

Minister and Consul- General. — G. F. B. Jenner. Consul at Granada. — "Walter J. Chambers. Consul at Greytoivn. — H. F. Bingham. Consul at Managua. — Charles E, Nicol.

Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Nicaragua.

1. Official Publications.

Foreign Office Reports. Trade of Nicaragua in 1897. Annual Series. 8. London. 1808. Nicaragua. No. 51 of the Bulletins of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washing- ton, 1892.

United States Consular Reports for January, April, June, 1897. Washington.

2. Non-Official Publications.

Belly (N.), Percement de I'isthme de Panama par le canal de Nicaragua. 8. Paris, 1885.

Belt (Thomas), The Naturalist in Nicaragua : a Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of Chontales, &c. 8. London, 1873.

Boxjle (Frederick), A Ride across a Continent. 2 vols. 8. London, 1868.

Billoio (A. von), Der Freistaat Nicaragua in Mittelamerika. 8. Berlin, 1849

Colquhoun(A. R.), The Key of the Pacific. London, 1895.

Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, Report of Committee. Appendix. London, 1897.

Kalb (C. de), Nicaragua ; Studies on the Mosquito Shore in 1892. American Geographi- cal Society, 189.3.

Keasbey (L. M.) The Nicaragua Canal and the Monroe Doctrine. London, 1897.

Levy (P.), Notas geograficas y economicas sobre la republic de Nicaragua. Paris, 1873.

Marr (Wilhelm), Reise nach Centralamerika 2 vols. 8. Hamburg, 1803. f- Niederlein (G.), The State of Nicaragua. Philadelphia, 1898.

Pector (Desire), Etude Economique sur la Republique de Nicaragua. Neuchatel, 1893.

Scherzer (Karl, Ritter von), Waiideruiigen durch die mittelamerikanischcn Freistaaten Nicaragua, Honduras und San Salvador. 8. Braunschweig, 1857.

Squier (E. G.), Nicaragua, its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the proposed Inter- oceanic Canal. 2 vols. 8. London, 1852.

Wetham (J. W. Bodham), Across Central America. 8. Jjondon, 1877.