Message of the President of the United States Communicated to the Two Houses of Congress Volume 5
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... seen by the deposition of the president of the bank, the bank desires the return to be made to Messrs. Dupasscur dz Co. 0 an as 0 an 0 as 0 as n I have the honor to be, with high regard, your obedient servant, REVERDY JOHNSON. Hon. WILLIAM H. Sawmu), Secretary of State, lVashington, D. C. Mr. Seward to Viscount Treillzard. DEPARTMENT or STATE, Washington, August 27, 1862. SIR: Referring to your note of the 12th instant, relative to the issuing of orders for the purpose of facilitating communications between the French legation here and the consulate of France at Richmond, and to my reply, I now have the honor to enclose to you the copy of a letter of the 23d of this month from the War Department on the subject, from which it would seem that it is not thought practicable or proper, at the present time, to exchange the mails as proposed by your note. I avail myself of this opportunity to renew to you, sir, the assurance of my high consideration. ' SIR: I have the honor, by direction of the Secretary of Wa.r, to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 13th instant, enclosing the translation of a note from Viscount Trcilhard, relative to the interchange of communications between the French legation hero and the consulate of France at Richmond, and requesting a favorable attention thereto. In reply the Secretary instructs me respectfully to state that, on reference to the general-in-chief, he reports that he does not think it would be practicable or proper, at the present time, to exchange the mails as proposed. With great respect, your obedient servant, P. H. WATSON, Assistant Secretary of IVar. Hon. WILLIAM H. Sawum, ' Secretary qf State. SIR: I have had the honor to address to you heretofore verbal remarks in...
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