No. 8.
Lord Sackville to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of this day’s date, informing me that the President of the United States has become convinced that it would be incompatible with the best interests and detrimental to the good relations of both Governments that I should any longer hold my present official position in the United States, and transmitting my passports.

I have the honor to be, etc.,