Mr. Hoffman to Mr. Evarts.
St. Petersburg , November 3, 1879.
Sir: Referring to my correspondence with the department upon the subject of the claim of Mr. Calvocoressi to compensation for injury done [Page 927] to his property at San Stefano by the Russian troops, I have the honor to inclose to you herewith copy of note received from Baron Jomini upon this subject, together with a translation of the same. In accordance with the instruction contained in your No. 64, I shall, in a few days, address a note to Baron Jomini urging Mr. Calvocoressi’s claim as one of equity.
I have, &c.,