Mr. Wharton to Mr. Pratt.

No. 229.]

Sir: I have received your No. 474 of the 15th ultimo, inclosing copy of a dispatch from the British consul-general at Tabreez, reporting the trial of the assassin of Mrs. Wright.

The Department again desires to express its appreciation of the efficient attention given to the case by Consul-General Stewart.

I am, etc.,

William F. Wharton.