Mr. Hoffman to Mr. Evarts.
St. Petersburg, September 16, 1879. (Received October 2.)
Sir: I find in the Journal de St. Petersburg of this morning, extracts from an official report upon the subject of the locusts in Southern Russia. [Page 926] These extracts may interest our board of agriculture, more particularly in connection with the grasshoppers, so troublesome in some of our Western Territories. I therefore send you two copies of the Journal, and a translation of the extracts in question.
I have, &c.,