File No. 4992/10–11.

The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Rockhill.

No. 344.]

Sir: Referring to your Nos. 563, of March 20, and 571, of March 27 last, in regard to the extradition of Horace G. McKinley from China, I inclose the evidence in the case and the record of his indictment and conviction in the United States district court for the district of Oregon, both duly certified; also copy of a photograph of the fugitive.1

You will take the proper steps to obtain the provisional arrest and detention of McKinley with a view to his extradition for conspiracy to defraud.

You will telegraph the department upon receipt of information that the fugitive has been arrested.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.
  1. Not printed.