Mr. Sullivan to Mr. Seward.
Sir: I have the honor to inclose copies (A and B) of correspondence just had between myself and Rear-Admiral James S. Palmer, United States navy, commanding the North Atlantic squadron, on the subject of affairs in this country, &c., &c.
I have the honor to be, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.