Mr. Hay to Mr. Merry.

No. 206.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatches Nos. 219 and 220, of the 4th and 6th instant, respectively, on the subject of the recent attempt at revolution at Bluefields, Nicaragua.

Copies of the dispatches have been sent to the Secretary of the Navy for his information.

You should send to the Department your list of American citizens implicated in the affair.

I am, etc.,

John Hay.