Mr. Seward to Mr. McMath

No. 9.]

Sir: Your despatch of the 30th of September (No. 13) has been received, and your proceedings, as therein detailed, with a view to prevent piratical vessels of the insurgents from entering Moorish ports, are approved.

The President is entirely satisfied with the royal order issued in the name of his Majesty the Sultan to all the bashaws in the ports of Morocco, and you are instructed to make this known to his Majesty’s minister for foreign affairs.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


Jesse H. McMath, Esq., &c., &c., Tangier.