No. 1082.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Straus.

No. 96.]

Sir: I have received your No. 71 of the 30th ultimo, in which the Ottoman Government requests you to instruct the consul of the United States at Odessa not to interpose objection to the return to Turkey of H. A. Proios, whose extradition is demanded from Russia.

Mr. Thomas E. Heenan, the consul, has been called upon for full information in regard to the case.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.