Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. Lowell.
Washington, March 17, 1882.
Sir: I inclose herewith a copy of a letter to this Department from the Hon. Nathaniel P. Hill, a Senator from Colorado, in relation to the imprisonment in Ireland of Mr. James L. White, a naturalized American citizen, on a charge of being “reasonably suspected.” I will thank you to inquire into the circumstances attending the arrest of Mr. White, and to report the facts to this Department with as little delay as practicable, meanwhile taking any action in reference thereto which you may deem expedient under the general instructions to your legation with regard to cases of this character.
I am, sir, &c.,