No. 5.
Earl Granville to Sir E. Thornton.

Sir: With reference to my dispatch of yesterday’s date, I transmit herewith, for your information, a copy of a letter which I have received from Mr. Lowell, requesting to be furnished with particulars of the charge under which Mr. Daniel Sweeney, or McSweeney, has been arrested in Ireland.

A copy is also inclosed of the act of the 2d March, 1881, 44 Vict., cap. 4, entitled “An act for the better protection of person and property In Ireland.”

I am, &c.,

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