Mr. Dix to Mr. Seward

No. 286.]

Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a translation of a letter which I have received from Mr. Drouyn de Lhuys, late minister of foreign affairs in France, containing the expression of his thanks to you for a copy of the work entitled “Tributes of the Nations to Abraham Lincoln.”

I am, sir, with great respect, your obedient servant,


Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington, D. C.


Mr. Drouyn de Lhuys to Mr. Dix.

Sir: I have the honor to thank you for the copy of a work, which you addressed to me, entitled “Tributes of the Nations to Abraham Lincoln,” and I pray you to express to Mr. Seward my great and sincere gratitude for this kind souvenir.

I avail myself of the occasion to offer to you, sir, the assurance of the distinguished consideration with which I am your very humble and obedient servant,


General Dix, &c., &c., &c., Paris.