Mr. Seward to Mr. Adams.

No. 1885.]

Sir: Your despatch of the 23d of November, No. 1275, is received and approved. In regard to our claims on the ground of violations of neutrality, I think the President’s message well expresses the sense and the feelings of Congress and the people of the United States.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


Chales Francis Adams, Esq., &c., &c., &c.