The Secretary of State to Chargé Boutell.

No. 45]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 119, of the 21st ultimo, relative to the mission to the Netherlands of Dr. S. Davidsee, agent of the State of South Carolina, to solicit immigration to that State.

Your dispatch crossed the Department’s instruction No. 43 of September 26 last, directing you to facilitate Doctor Davidsee’s mission.

I am, etc.,

E. Root.