Mr. Seward to Mr. Adams,.

No. 1625.]

Sir: Your despatch of the 23d of November, No. 1095, has been received. It is accompanied by a copy of two notes which Lord Clarendon addressed to you on the 17th and 18th of November, respectively, on the case of the Shenandoah, and by a copy of your reply made to both of those notes on the 21st of that month.

The President is content that you shall leave the case of the Shenandoah on the foundation on which it has been put by us in the long correspondence which you have so ably conducted to its present conclusion.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


Charles Francis Adams, Esq., &c., &c., &c.