Mr. Ewing to Mr. Seward
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatches Nos. 9 and 10, and your letters of the 7th ultimo and 5th instant.
The subjects to which they relate will receive prompt attention.
The following is an account of the loss from rinderpest since my last report on the subject:
|Week ending February 23, loss||1,607|
|Week ending March 2, loss||1,248|
|Week ending March 9, loss||1,363|
|Week ending March 16, loss||1,076|
I have the honor to be, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.