No. 8.
Sir L. S. Sackville West to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: With reference to your note of the 12th ultimo, I have the honor to inform you that under date of the 27th ultimo the Marquis of Salisbury [Page 1752] instructs me to inquire whether the inform and papers reia tive to the seizure of the British schooners Carolena, Onward, and Thornton have reached the United States Government.

I have, etc.,

L. S. Sackville West.