Mr. Olney to Sir Julian Pauncefote.

No. 304.]

Excellency: I have the honor to inform you that your notes dated the 16th, 19th, and 24th instant, respectively, in relation to the shooting [Page 694] of Mr. James Bain, purser of the British steamship Engineer, have been received, and copies thereof sent to the governor of Louisiana for his information.

I have, etc.,

Richard Olney.