Mr. Seward to Mr. Thayer

No. 24.]

Sir: Your despatches to No. 36, of the 18th ultimo, inclusive, have been duly received, and have been read with much interest. The instructive report which forms the subject of your No. 31, on the present condition of cotton culture in Egypt, will be communicated to Congress early in the next session.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


William S. Thayer, Esq., &c., &c., &c., Alexandria.