Mr. Rockhill to Baron Fava.

No. 147.]

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 19th instant inclosing further evidence to prove the Italian nationality of the men lynched at Hahnville, La., and urging that steps may be taken looking to the arrest and trial of the persons engaged in the lynching.

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In reply I have the honor to say that copies of your note and its inclosures have been forwarded to the governor of Louisiana.

Accept, etc.,

W. W. Rockhill,
Acting Secretary.