No. 416.

Mr. Morgan to Mr. Frelinghuysen.

No. 960.]

Sir: Yesterday Mr. Thomas R. Monahan called at the legation. He informed me that a few days ago the judge of the federal court at Toluca sent for him and informed him that he had been “honorably acquitted,” and was therefore discharged. He also stated that the judge had exacted a promise from him to appear in case the supreme court should reverse the judgment. He was not tried but simply discharged, he says.

I am, &c.,