Mr. Rives to Mr. Tree.

No. 146.]

Sir: The following telegram was sent you to-day, viz:

Washington, October 24, 1888.

Tree, Minister, Brussels:
Sambolino papers forwarded.


You are instructed to make formal application for the surrender of Adolph Sambolino, charged with forgery in the State of New York, and a fugitive from the justice of the United States, to Mr. Charles Heidelberg, or such other person as may be duly authorized to receive him as the agent of this Government.

The warrant and an authenticated copy of the papers in the case, will be sent from New York to-morrow, the 25th instant, to Antwerp to Mr. Charles Heidelberg, the agent of the Government.

I am, etc.,