Mr. Hoffman to Mr. Evarts.
St. Petersburg , April 9, 1878. (Received April 24.)
Sir: Referring to your No. 9, addressed to Mr. Stoughton, I have the honor to forward to you herewith a copy of a note I have to-day addressed to Prince Gortchakoff upon the subject of a bi-metallic conference.
I have, &c.,