File No. 21641/16.

The Secretary of State to Chargé Harvey.

No. 28.]

Sir: The department has received your No. 9 of the 7th instant, in regard to the extradition of Vahan Nalbandian, and commends your manner of procedure in this case.

You will convey to the Bulgarian foreign office an expression of this department’s high appreciation of the very gracious and friendly action of the Bulgarian Government in this matter.

I am, etc.,

P. C. Knox.