No. 149.
Mr. Fish to Mr. Williams.

No. 179.]

Sir: I inclose, for your information and that of Mr. Avery, a copy of an instruction of the 26th instant, No. 409,* addressed by this Department to George F. Seward, esq., the consul-general of the United States at Shanghai, in relation to participation of citizens of the United States in the Japanese expedition to Formosa.

I am, &c.,

  1. See correspondence with the consul-general in China.