[Translation.]

SeƱor Romero to Mr. Seward.

Mr. Secretary: In calling your attention to a note which I addressed to Mr. Hunter on the 16th instant, I have the honor to transmit to you the copy of a communication from the consul of Mexico in New York, dated the 15th instant, in which he sends me the copy of a dispatch from the consul of Mexico in New Orleans, with an annex, dated the 16th, relating to the projected expedition organizing in that city for the purpose of invading Matamoras, by common report.

I take the occasion to repeat the assurances of my distinguished consideration.

M. ROMERO.

Hon. William H. Seward, &c., &c., &c.