No. 20.
Mr. Lawton to Mr. Bayard.

No. 21.]

Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 19, under date of the 10th instant, and its inclosure, wherein it was said that information respecting the [Page 22] right to sue in forma pauperis in Hungary would be sent as soon as a reply to an inquiry made on the subject had been received from the royal Hungarian minister of justice, I now have the honor to transmit a translation of a note just received from the ministry of foreign affairs respecting the rights of foreigners to sue in forma pauperis when residing in the countries of the Hungarian Crown.

I have, etc.,

A. R. Lawton.
[Inclosure in No. 29.—Translation.]

Baron Pasetti to Mr. Lawton.

Sir: In pursuance of the note No. 28752–7, under date of the 7th instant, the imperial and royal ministry of foreign affairs has the honor to inform his excellency, General Alexander R. Lawton, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States of America, that the laws which are in force in the countries of the Hungarian Crown provide that foreigners are entitled to the right of suing in forma pauperis when they are subjects of a State which has concluded a treaty with the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, by which mutual privileges are secured, or in the terms of paragraph 85 of the instructions given to the royal courts of justice, if they are subjects of a state in which the same procedure is observed towards Hungarian citizens.

The undersigned avails, etc.

For the minister of foreign affairs.

M. Pasetti.