Mr. Jackson to Mr. Olney.

No. 507.]

Sir: On the 14th instant I sent to Baron von Marschall the petitions mentioned in your instruction No. 553, of the 26th ultimo, which had been given me the week before by the Berlin agent of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, of New York, and a copy of the President’s message on “American life insurance companies in Germany,” transmitted with your instruction No. 556, of the same month, a copy of which I also sent to Baron von der Recke, the Prussian minister of the interior.

I have, etc.,

John B. Jackson.