Mr. Smythe to Mr. Olney.

No. 180.]

Sir: On yesterday one Dahlgren Lindor, a Haitien subject, presented himself at this legation and asked protection on the ground that he was a political suspect and had been denounced to his Government. To-day I notify the foreign office of the facts and ask the “usual courtesy” to permit me to place him on board some outgoing vessel.

I am, etc.,

Henry M. Smythe.