No. 506.
Mr. Schuyler to Mr. Fish.

No. 118.]

Sir: I have been informed that shortly before the departure of the Emperor, the German Ambassador presented at the Russian foreign office a proposition for the revision of the Russian laws with regard to offenses against the peace and quiet of other states, the question started by the exchange of notes with Belgium, referred to in my dispatches Nos. 105 and 109.

The Russian government did not, at the time, seem disposed to meet the wishes of Germany in this matter, not expecting any practical advantage to result.

I have, &c.,