Mr. Seward to Mr. Partridge.
Department of State, Washington, September 18, 1862.
Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your very interesting despatch of the 26th August last, No. 11, with its several accompaniments.
The objections urged by the government of Honduras in regard to the colonization of persons of African extraction in that republic are regarded as conclusive by this government.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
WILLIAM H. SEWARD.
James R. Partridge, &c., &c., &c. Honduras.