No. 334.
Mr. Fish to Mr. Bassett.

No. 242.]

Sir: I transmit herewith a translation of a note of this date from Mr. Preston* in answer to that of the Department of the 10th instant, and of a copy of my reply thereto of to-day, and also of a memorandum of the same date of an agreement between him and myself, all relating to the embarrassing question of the refugees. The adjustment which has now been reached will, it is hoped, definitively dispose of the subject. It is expected that you will do whatever may be necessary toward carrying that adjustment into full effect.

I am, &c.,

  1. For inclosures see correspondence with the Haytian minister.