Mr. Seward to Mr. Goñi.

The undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the note of her Catholic Majesty’s minister of the 9th instant, in reference to extending the protection of the United States to subjects of her Majesty residing in Mexico, and in reply has the honor to inform him that his request in regard thereto shall be complied with.

The undersigned takes this occasion to offer to her Majesty’s minister renewed assurances of his very distinguished consideration.

WILLIAM H. SEWARD.

Señor Don Facundo Goñi, &c., &c., &c.

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