Mr. Tassara to Mr. Seward
The undersigned, minister plenipotentiary of her Catholic Majesty, has the honor to pass into the hands of the Secretary of State copy of a despatch of the 25th November last, which he has just received from his government, according to which the commandant general of the naval forces of her Majesty in the Pacific will permit, as has until now been done, the entry and departure of the public correspondence at the blockaded ports of Chili, in the mode expressed in the same despatch, and upon express condition that in the same way the official correspondence of the Spanish government should be carried.
The undersigned wails of this fresh occasion to offer to the honorable Secretary of State of the United States the assurance of his highest consideration.
Hon. William H. Seward, &c ., &c., &c.