Mr. Phelps to Mr. Foster.
Berlin , November 29, 1892 . (Received December 16.)
Sir: Referring to the case of John Haberacker, I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the Department’s instruction No. 381, of March 19 last, the contents of which were embodied by me in a note (F. O. No. 321) to the foreign office on April 12.
I am to-day informed by the foreign office, in a note dated November 28, 1892, a copy and translation of which are herewith inclosed, that, as this case has practically been settled by the desertion of the said Haberacker from the Bavarian army, the Imperial Government prefers not to continue the discussion of the question which it involves.
I have, etc.,