File No. 25010/24.

The Italian Chargé to the Secretary of State.


Urgent. Judge Blair insists on having preliminary mandate prescribed in article 2 of convention of 1884, so as to maintain arrest of Porter Charlton. I beg you, your excellency, to urgently send me or directly to Italian consul. New York, the said document, so that arrest of murderer be maintained until a decision can be taken on the question.