No. 130.
Mr. Lowell to Mr. Frelinghuysen.

No. 402.]

Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 393, of 10th instant, and to my cable dispatch of the 11th instant, in which I stated that the only alleged American citizens now imprisoned in Ireland are O’Mahoney, Sweeney, Slattery, and Gannon, I have the honor to acquaint you that I received yesterday a letter from Mr. Barrows, the consul at Dublin, [Page 286] from which it appears that Mr. William Brophy is still a prisoner in Naas jail, and that Lord Granville was mistaken in stating he had been released. I am unable to explain this discrepancy.

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I have, &c.,