Mr. Adams to Mr. Seward.
Sir: Despatches from the department, numbered 735, 736, and 737, have been received this week at this legation.
In obedience to the direction contained in No. 736 of the 17th of October, I addressed a note to Lord Russell on the subject of the intercepted contract, a copy of which was received with that despatch. A copy of my note is herewith transmitted.
I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.