Mr. Seward to Mr. Hovey.

No. 74.]

Sir: I inclose for your information a copy of a dispatch* which I have this day addressed to Judson Kilpatrick, esq., minister plenipotentiary, &c., accredited by the United States near the government of the republic of Chili, in relation to the mediation offered on behalf of this government between the Queen of Spain and the allied republics of South America.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


Alvin P. Hovey, Esq., &c., &c., &c.

  1. For this inclosure see instruction No. 55, of the 15th of January, to the United States minister to Chili, p. 315.