The Marquis de Montholon to Mr. Seward
My Dear Sir: Conforming to the desire you expressed to me, I send you, herewith, a copy and translation of Mr. Drouyn de Lhuys’s despatch, the contents of which I have had the honor to read to you.
With the highest regards, I remain, my dear sir, respectfully yours,
Hon. W. H. Seward, Secretary of State, &c., &c., &c.