Mr. Motley to Mr. Seward.

No. 189.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your Nos. 183 to 187, inclusive, together with a copy of your note of April 25, to the Marquis de Montholon.

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I beg to thank you for the communication of this very important and interesting document, and at the same time to express my sincere gratification that my proceedings in regard to the volunteers for Mexico have met with the approval of the President.

Meantime, I have the honor to remain, sir, your obedient servant,


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