Mr. Adee to Mr. Loring.

No. 12.]

Sir: The Department was glad to receive your No. 7, of the 9th ultimo, touching the remission of the fine imposed on Captain Colcord, of the American bark Carrie Heckle, at Lourenço Marques.

In view of a letter from Messrs. A. Mudgett & Co., of 39 South street, New York, dated the 5th instant, I have to ask that you will kindly collect the amount and remit the same to the above company through this Department.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.