Mr. Olney to Mr. de Kotzebue.

No. 48.]

Sir: Referring to your note of the 10th instant and previous correspondence relative to the arrest and detention of Captain Dahlberg, of the Russian vessel Hans, on process issued by the United States district court for the southern district of Mississippi, I have the honor to inclose copy of a letter from the Attorney-General of the United States, transmitting evidence in the case.

Accept, etc.,

Richard Olney.

(Inclosure from the Attorney-General, April 15, 1896, with inclosures.)