No. 530.
Mr. Cadwalader to Mr. Cushing.

No. 147.]

Sir: Your No. 287, of the 24th ultimo, relating to a question of precedence, recently made the subject of consideration by the diplomatic corps at Madrid, has been received.

The incident is in itself an interesting one, and the conclusion reached by that body appears to have been eminently proper.

I am, &c.,

Acting Secretary.