Mr. Ryan to Mr. Blaine.

No. 47.]

Sir: In connection with my No. 30, of the 30th ultimo, relative to the case of R. C. Work, Tamaulipas, I have the honor to inclose copy of a letter from Mrs. Work, which explains itself.

I am, etc.,

Thos. Ryan.
[Inclosure in No. 47.]

Mrs. Work to Mr. Ryan.

Sir: I am in receipt of yours of 29th June, giving me great hope that in the near future there is a prospect for a just and speedy trial.

He has never asked more than a just, speedy, and impartial trial, and the parties who maltreated my daughter and self on 29th February, 1888, should be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law.

I have the honor to be,

Mrs. Mary E. Work.