File No. 21641/15.

The Secretary of State to Minister Carter.

No. 29.]

Sir: The department has received your No. 63 of the 9th instant, in regard to the extradition of Vahan Nalbandian, and commends the legation upon its manner of procedure in this case.

You will convey to the appropriate Servian and Austrian officials the thanks of the department for the courtesy extended in the matter of transit.

I am, etc.,

P. C. Knox.