Mr. Adams to Mr. Seward.
Sir: In accordance with the desire expressed in your despatches 1586, 1596, and 1597, I communicated to Lord Clarendon the copies of Mr. Hibbard’s note on the slave trade, and of Mr. Savage’s on the same subject. Copies of my notes and of his lordship’s acknowledgment are transmitted.
I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.