Mr. Breckinridge to Mr. Olney.
St. Petersburg , December 19, 1895 .
Sir: I inclose herewith copy of a letter from our consul at Warsaw in regard to Mr. Henry Topor, a naturalized American citizen, arrested at Warsaw upon the charge of “leaving Russia without permission and becoming a citizen of the United States.”
Also, I send copy of my note to Prince Lobanow, of this date, protesting against such action, expressing the hope that the pending consideration of such cases will result in the removal of the differences they cause, and asking for fuller information about this unfortunate man, whose condition, at or near Warsaw, seems to be distressing. I also say that this information is desired for transmission, through the Department, to his wife. Mrs. Topor’s address is 1069 Milwaukee avenue, Chicago.
I have, etc.,