Mr. Seward to Mr. Pike.
Department of State, Washington, January 14, 1863.
Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch (No. 69) of the 24th ultimo, and to inform you that that part of it relating to finance has been communicated to the Secretary of the Treasury.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
WILLIAM H. SEWARD.
James S. Pike, Esq., &c., &c., &c.