No. 601.
Baron Rosen to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: I am instructed to inform you that the Imperial Government desires to propose to the governments who have expressed that intention to take part in the labors of the Fourth International Prison Congress in St. Petersburg to formulate, before the first day of September, 1887, the questions which they would like to submit for discussion at tike congress, and also to communicate the names of the scientists who would be willing to assume the task of reporting on any of the questions proposed for discussion in the official programme of the congress drafted at the conference of Berne.

Accept, etc.,