Mr. Olney to Mr. Runyon.
Washington, October 12, 1895.
Department is advised that Louis Stern, having come to New York to-day to consult friends as to course he is to pursue, receives telegrams to-day that Bavarian Government is about to issue immediate execution of sentence. He asks intervention of the Department to procure from Bavarian Government postponement of execution for not less than sixty days. You will at once endeavor to do what you can to obtain compliance with this reasonable request.