Mr. Seward to Mr. Dayton

No. 454.]

Sir: Mr. Adams, by a despatch of the 17th ultimo, informs me that he has transmitted to you copies of papers relating to the case of the Victor, now called the Rappahannock, and whose arrival at Calais was announced in your No. 382. We are awaiting with much solicitude the course of the French government in the matter.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


William L. Dayton Esq., &c., &c., &c.