to Mr. Frelinghuysen.
London, February 4, 1882. (Received February 16.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 300, of the 30th ultimo, I have the honor to inclose the copy of a letter which I received this morning, in which Lord Granville states that the lord lieutenant of Ireland has expressed regret that he cannot, consistently with his duty, order the release of Mr. Denis Hayes O’Connor at present.
I have, &c.,