Mr. Campbell to Mr. Seward
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 9, of December 13, 1864, relative to the courtesy extended to Captain Collins, United States navy, commanding United States steamer Wachusett, by his excellency the governor of the island of St. Bartholomew, on her recent passage home from the coast of Brazil.
I enclose a copy of a note addressed by me to Count Manderstrom, minister of state and of foreign affairs, on the subject.
I have the honor to be, your obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, &c., &c., &c.