No. 134.
Mr. Lowell to Mr. Frelinghuysen.

No. 423.]

Sir: Referring to my number 417, of the 8th instant, I have the honor to acquaint you that I have to-day received from Lord Granville a letter, dated on the 11th instant, in which he informs me that a communication had been sent by the Irish government, reporting that Patrick Slattery, one of the American suspects detained under the protection of person and property (Ireland) act 1881, was released on the 1st instant.

I have, &c.,