Mr. Seward to Mr. Pruyn

No. 22.]

Sir: Your despatch of July 2 (No. 35) has been submitted to the President.

It is sincerely hoped that the increasing intimacy between the Tycoon’s government and our legation in Yedo may be productive of the benefits you so properly desire.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


Robert H. Pruyn, Esq., &c., &c., Yedo.