The Acting Secretary of State to the British Ambassador.
Washington, September 24, 1906.
Excellency: Referring to your note. No. 173, of the 11th instant, in relation to the case of Arthur McIntire, extradited from England on a charge of embezzlement in St. Louis, Mo., I have the honor to [Page 791]inclose herewith a copy of a letter from the Acting Attorney-General, in which he states that while McIntire was committed to prison upon his arrival at St. Louis for a crime other than that for which he had been extradited, no advantage was taken of him, he being cautioned by the United States attorney that the offense of which he had been convicted was not extraditable, and that he was at liberty to return to London. Of this privilege he did not desire to avail himself.
I have the further honor to return to your excellency herewith the original documents in the extradition proceedings.
I have, etc.,