Mr. Seward to Mr. Marsh.

No. 189.]

Sir: Recurring to your dispatch of the 6th of February, No. 204, I have to inform you that, a free conversation has been had between Mr. Cerruti and myself, in regard to the departure of an Italian fleet to the waters of the La Plata. Probably I shall instruct Mr. Asboth to use his good offices with discretion, for a pacific and friendly adjustment between Italy and the republic of Paraguay.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,


George P. Marsh, Esq., &c., &c., &c.