Mr. Gresham to Mr. Muruaga.

No. 11.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your note of the 30th ultimo, in which you state that you are in possession of official information to the effect that volunteers for the Island of Cuba are [Page 1193]being publicly recruited at New Orleans in violation of the neutrality laws.

A copy of your note has been sent to the Attorney-General.

Accept, etc.,

W. Q. Gresham.