Mr. Sherman to Mr. Draper.

No. 106.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 106, of the 19th ultimo, relating to the decree requiring the Italian consular visé on certificates accompanying American meat exports.

I have been much gratified to receive your telegram of the 3d instant, confirmed on the overleaf, announcing the withdrawal of the decree.

Respectfully, yours,

John Sherman.