to Mr. Frelinghuysen.
Berlin , December 8, 1884. (Received December 22.)
Sir: Referring to your instruction No. 5, of the 22d of August last, transmitting to the legation certain correspondence relating to the threatened seizure of the inheritance in Germany of Charles Weniger, a naturalized citizen of the United States, in order to enforce the payment of a fine assessed against him for the non-performance of military service, and directing that the case be investigated and such action taken as the facts might be found to warrant, I have the honor to state that the action taken in execution of your instruction by this legation has resulted in the discontinuance of proceedings against Weniger, and in the striking his name from the German military rolls.
The information of this satisfactory termination of Weniger’s case is conveyed in a note received from the foreign office to-day, of which a translation is herewith inclosed.
I have, &c.,