Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Olney.
Washington, March 23, 1896.
Sir: With reference to previous correspondence on the subject of Mr. Bain’s claim for compensation for injuries received at New Orleans, I have the honor to inclose herewith copy of a letter which has been addressed by him to Her Majesty’s secretary of state, and to invite your attention to the statements which it contains.
I have been instructed by the Marquis of Salisbury to report on the present position of Mr. Bain’s case, and I should be much obliged if you would inform me how soon I may be favored with a reply to my urgent representations on the subject.
I have, etc.,