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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...port, has not been seen at his ofiice, No. 24-State street, since Saturday, March 19. He left a note, dated Sunday, in which he wrote that he was going out of town and might not return for two or three days. ' Since the disappearance of Mr. Woxen there have been a number of callers at the consulate who had had business dealings Withhirn. L A Swede, from Texas; named Hellstroem, claims that he gave a draft for $5,000 to the Consul,i the latter agreeing to get it cashed for him. Hellstroem threatened to appeal to the King of Sweden for the return of his draft or its value. It is said that the Texan has complained to the Swedish Minister at Washington, and that the latter has asked an explanation of the consulate here. The missing man is 50 years of age, of medium height. His left hand has no fingers. He was appointed ConsulGeneral in 1891, after service in the legations at Madrid, Rome and London. In 1886 he was Secretary of Legation at Washington and later Charge d'Affaires. POLICE CIRCULAR. Missing--Karl Woxen, since March 23, 1898, when he left his home in New York at 8 a. m. Description: Age, 50 years; height, 5 feet 9 inches,.5 feet IO inches; hail', brown, mixed with gray; beard, brown, mixed with gray; complexion, sallow; dressed in good style. All fingers, except thumb, missing on left hand. Stutters when slightly excited. Sup posed to be insane at times. If found notify Joan MCCULLAUGH, Chief of Police, City of New York. MARCH 30, 1898. Hon. T. V. Powderly, Commissioner-General of Immigra tion, Washington, D. C.: SIR--Carl Woxen, Swedish and Norwegian ConsulGeneral in New York, who disappeared, taking along with him some money, is said to have no fingers on his left hand, a very usual mutilation in leprosy. Could...
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