Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Gresham.

Sir: With reference to your note of the 30th ultimo, respecting the regulations for preventing collisions at sea as finally adopted by Great Britain, I have the honor to inquire whether you have yet received the expected communication on the subject from the Secretary of the Treasury, and are able to favor me with a reply to the inquiry of Her Majesty’s Government?

I have, etc.,

Julian Pauncefote.