Mr. Pratt to Mr. Blaine.
Teheran, June 30, 1890. (Received August 6.)
Sir: I have the honor herewith respectfully to submit for your consideration a copy of the latest communication 1 have received from Consul-General Stewart relative to the Wright murder case, as also a copy of my reply to the same, which I trust you will approve.
From what he now writes, you will observe that Colonel Stewart’s views and my own are identical as to the interpretation of the law of Islam in regard to the killing of a child “in utero,” and that he therefore intends, in accordance with my previous instructions, to advance and press the charge of double criminality against the accused in the present instance.
I have, etc.,