Notice to German Correspondents.
--The United States Consul at Frankfort, Germany
, having transmitted to the Postmaster General
of the United States
the following advertisement of the Criminal Court of that city relative to the recent embezzlement by an officer of the Turn and Taxis post-office, of a large number of letters from the United States
, containing money, addressed partly to Frankfort
and its immediate vicinity, and partly to Bavaria
, Wurtemburg, Baden
, &c., we publish the same for the information of interested parties in the United States
"During the last nine or twelve months, John David Schmidt
, letter packer, in the employ of Turn and Taxis, has, according to his own confession, stolen letters containing gold.
Said letters were intended partly for the postal jurisdiction of Frankfort
and partly for Bavaria
, and Switzerland
It is important to ascertain the number and the contents of said letters, the names of the addressed and senders.
"All those who have lost money as above indicated, are requested to address the undersigned, Dr. Schnider
, Investigating Judge
, Sept. 15, 1860."