No. 128.
Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. Everett.

No. 246.]

Sir: Your dispatch No. 275, of the 12th ultimo, reporting the grounds of your refusal to issue a passport to Mr. Sigismund Jacoby for himself, wife, and five children, has been received.

The papers accompanying your dispatch show very clearly that he was naturalized when only four years in the United States, and his own statement that he knew the fact, but, being a member of a political club, was naturalized for the purpose of voting, aggravates the fraud committed in concealing the most material fact in the case from the court.

Your course in regard to the subject is approved.

I am, &c.,