Mr. S. L. Phelps to Mr. Frelinghuysen .
Lima, Peru , January 7, 1885. (Received February 3.)
Sir: I have heretofore sent you copies of communications from the minister of foreign affairs in regard to the action of the Government of Peru in the case of the murder of Owen Young. It being perfectly evident that no practical measures have been taken to discover and secure the murderer, who, unless he has escaped in the interval, is in the military service and entirely in the control of the Government, I have to-day addressed the minister of foreign affairs as per inclosed copy.
I have, &c.,