Mr. Runyon to Mr. Olney.
Berlin, December 4, 1895. (Received Dec. 20.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch, No. 355, of September 2 last, reporting my action in regard to the indorsement by a German official on the passport issued by the State Department to Mr. Jacob Malin Weiler, and held by him, of a statement that the latter had been expelled from Prussian territory, I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of a note, with translation of the same, received by me to-day from the Imperial foreign office on the subject, from which it appears that the act complained of was without any authority and is wholly disapproved, and that steps have been taken to prevent such action in the future.
I have, etc.,