No. 349.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. McLane.

No. 268.]

Sir: With reference to my instruction to your legation, No. 217, of the 16th of April last, relative to obtaining the discharge from the French army of Mr. John Fruchier, a naturalized American citizen of French birth I will thank you to inform me as to what progress has been made in the matter, in order that the Department may be able to answer the recent inquiry of his excellency the governor of Nevada relative to the subject.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.