Mr. Seward to Mr. Fox

Sir: I have received your interesting letter of this date, giving an account of the manner in which you have executed the instructions of this department with reference to the presentation to the Emperor of Russia of the resolution of Congress congratulating him upon his escape from an attempted assassination. In reply, I have to inform you that your proceedings upon the occasion referred to are entirely approved.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


G. V. Fox, Esq.