Mr. Seward to Mr. Campbell

[By military telegraph.]

Lewis D. Campbell,

Minister to Mexico, Metropolitan Hotel, New York:

Your telegram of this morning has been received. The United States steamer Susquehanna, Commodore James Alden, has been ordered by the Secretary of the Navy to take you, General Sherman, and your respective suites, and also Mr. Plumb, to any place in or near Mexico which you may designate. The vessel is ready and at your immediate disposal.