File No. 10901/1.

The Russian Ambassador to the Secretary of State.


Mr. Secretary of State: In continuation of my note of yesterday, I have the honor to request the provisional detention of Jan Janov Pouren, alias W. Kohks, alias Martin Martinson, living at New York and charged with murder, “robbery” and attempted murders. To that end, I have the honor to have recourse to your excellency’s kindness and to ask that you will kindly send me the certificate, provided by Article VII of the Russo-American extradition treaty, testifying that a request for the extradition of the above named person had been addressed to the Federal Government by the Imperial Government.

Be pleased, etc.,