Mr. Hale to Mr. Seward

No. 48.]

Sir: I have received your despatch No. 33, dated July 7, 1866, with the enclosure from the Secretary of the Treasury relative to the cholera, and I have communicated the same to her Majesty’s government. I have received no answer to this communication, but from the accounts which the newspapers bring of the existence of the cholera, I fear that there is little prospect of inducing the Spanish government, for the present, at least, to make any relaxation or alteration of the orders already issued by the Spanish government on that subject.

With much respect, your obedient servant,


Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.