No. 1008.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Magee.

No. 96.

Sir: I inclose herewith copies of a telegram of the 16th instant, from J. W. Wegner, esq., district attorney at Milwaukee, and of another of the 17th instant, sent you from this Department through our consul at Liverpool, relative to the extradition from Norway of Albert Erbers, alias Eberson, on charges of attempted murder and forgery in Wisconsin.

As it appeared from Mr. Wegner’s telegram that Mr. Russell (consul) knew the address of the fugitive in Norway, he was directed to inform you of it.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.
[Inclosure 1 in No. 96.—Telegram.]

Mr. Wegner to Mr. Bayard.

Hon. Thomas F. Bayard,
Secretary of State:

We want for attempted murder and forgery Albert Erbers, alias Eberson, who is now in Norway. If possible under treaty, instruct Consul Russell, Liverpool, who knows the case and the man’s address. Also inform me what evidence is needed.

John W. Wegner,
District Attorney.
[Inclosure 2 in No. 915—Telegram.]

Mr. Adee to Mr. Russell.

Consul, Liverpool:

Send following to Magee, minister, Stockholm:

“Ask detention for extradition of Albert Erbers, alias Eberson, charged with attempted murder and forgery in Wisconsin, now in Norway.”

Wegner, district attorney, Milwaukee, says you know Erbers’ address. Inform Magee.