No. 142.
Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. Lowell.

No. 462.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 434, of the 30th ultimo, giving an account of your action in relation to the cases of Mr. Meany and Mr. George, and in which is inclosed a copy of your note to Lord Granville on the subject. Your action is approved and your course in promptly protesting against the treatment of these gentlemen is commended. The reply of Lord Granville to your note is awaited with interest.

I am, &c.,