Mr. Blaine to Mr. Kloss.

Sir: Referring to Mr. de Claparède’s note of the 17th ultimo, relative to the case of certain emigrants from Switzerland who were sent back as having been engaged by contract, I have the honor to inform you that I have received a letter from the Board of Commissioners of Immigration at New York, stating that Mr. de Claparède’s note will be considered by the Board at its next meeting.

Accept, etc.,

James G. Blaine.