Mr. Olney to Sir Julian Pauncefote .
Washington , December 27, 1895 .
Excellency: On making inquiry since my interview with you of this morning, I find that a letter relating to the case of James Bain, purser [Page 690] of the British steamship Engineer, which had not been called to my attention, was received here on the 13th instant.
I take pleasure in inclosing a copy for your information.
I have the honor to be, with the highest consideration, Mr. Ambassador, your most obedient servant,