Mr. Pruyn to Mr. Seward.
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith No. 1 original, and No. 1 translation, of a letter addressed to yon by the Japanese ministers for foreign affairs, which was handed to me on the occasion of my interview with them in company with Mr. Harris on the 5th instant.
I have the honor to be, sir, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington.