Mr. Seward to Mr. Adams.
Disavow and reject, in the name of the United States, the whole arrangement made by Consul Morse and Montgomery Gibbs with Fraser, Trenholm & Co.
Give notice of this to consuls at London and Liverpool, and to solicitors, and reply by telegraph.
Also communicate the following to Mr. Consul Morse.
Charles Francis Adams, &c., &c., &c.
Mr. F. H. Morse, United States Consul at London:
You will come home without delay, to make explanations.