Mr. Pruyn to Mr. Seward.
Sir: I herewith send you a translation of a communication, (see inclosure No. 1,) received from this government, relative to the opening of the coasting trade of Venezuela to vessels bearing foreign flags.
In inclosure No. 2 may be found the decree of the government concerning this event, and inclosure No. 3 contains a translation of the same.
I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.