Mr. Bigelow to Mr. Seward
Sir: Enclosed you will find a memorandum of a conversation which I had the honor to hold with his excellency Mr. Drouyn de Lhuys, on the 9th instant, in reference to the forcible surrender by General Mejia of refugees from the rebel army, referred to in your despatch No. 49.
The original of this memorandum was left yesterday with his excellency the minister of foreign affairs.
I have the honor to be, sir, your very obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, &c., &c., &c.