File 211.65 C 38.

The Italian Chargé to the Secretary of State.


Urgent. Porter Charlton, against whom Italian Government has issued warrant of arrest for murder of his wife at Moltrasio, on or about the 7th of June, has been arrested this morning at Hoboken, N. J., on landing of Princess Irene, and has confessed his crime to local chief of police.

I beg your excellency to kindly deliver Federal warrant pending arrival extradition documents, and to send it to me care of Italian consulate, New York.