No. 510.

Mr. Porter to Mr. Lothrop.

No. 23.]

Sir: Your dispatch, No. 9, of the 13th ultimo, giving your views in regard to the case of Mr. Israel Müller, which was the subject of the Department’s instruction No. 21, of the 25th of May last, to Mr. Taft, has been read with interest.

* * * In the present condition of this case it is not thought that further instructions are necessary, the Department not doubting but that you will exercise sound discretion in the management of the matter.

I am, &c.,