File No. 882.42/11.

The Acting Secretary of State to the President of the American Colonization Society.

Sir: In compliance with the request of Doctor Ernest Lyon, Liberian Consul General at Baltimore, Maryland, I am transmitting herewith certain authenticated documents1 which he states have been required by you as proper authority for the American Colonization Society to turn over to Mr. Charles B. Dunbar and Doctor Lyon as attorneys to receive the fund from the hands of the Society.

I am [etc.]

Alvey A. Adee.
  1. Inclosure to the next above.