Mr. Seward to Mr. McMahon.
Sir: I herewith inclose for your information a copy of a dispatch* addressed by this department to James Watson Webb, esq., United States minister at Rio de Janeiro; also a copy of a communication† from this department to the Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, in relation to late occurrences on the Parana.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
Martin T. McMahon, Esq., &c., &c., &c.