No. 20.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Garland.

Sir: I have the honor to transmit to yon herewith, for your information, a copy of a note to this Department from the British minister at this capital, inclosing a letter, addressed to the United States district attorney and the United States marshal at Sitka; and stating the manner in which it reached the minister’s hands.

I have, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.