Mr. Pratt to Mr. Blaine.

No. 487.]

I have, etc.,

Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 482 of the 8th instant, I have the honor to report that the prime minister, His Highness the Eminé Soultan, has acceded to the request I made to have the prisoner Minas transferred from Tabreez to Teheran for safe-keeping, and that the orders for the said transfer have been received by the authorities at Tabreez, who assure Consul-General Stewart that they shall be duly carried out,

E. Spencer Pratt.