No. 30.
Mr. J. A. King to Mr. Blount.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your note of to-day’s date asking what number of citizens were naturalized in these islands between 1860 and 1878, and to say in reply that the records of this department show the total number of foreigners naturalized between January 1, 1860, and December 31, 1878, to be 750.

I have the honor to be, your most obedient servant,

J. A. King,
Minister of the Interior.

His Excellency James H. Blount,
United Mates Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Honolulu.