Mr. Davis to Mr. Lowell.
Washington, August 18, 1882.
Sir: I inclose herewith, for your information, a copy of a communication to this Department from Mr. John Mullan, a citizen of California, in relation to the alleged arrest in Ireland, for the second time, of Mr. Henry George, an American citizen. The Department has no further information as to the facts than is contained in Mr. Mullan’s letter.
I will thank you to inquire carefully and fully into the matter, with a view to taking such action in relation to the case as the facts may war want.
I am, &c.,