No. 506.

Mr. Bayard to Mr. Lothrop .

No. 12.]

Sir: In view of a letter of the 27th instant from Hon. Felix Campbell, M. C., I have to refer to instruction No. 21, of May 25, and to instruction No. 8, of July 18, 1885, and to ask that you will kindly report the particular facts in the case of the arrest of Israel Müller in Russia, so far as known to you, on the date of your reply to this instruction, and state what action has been had in the matter.

I am, &c.,