Louis McLane to Anthony Butler, 12 May 1834
Mr. McLane to Mr. Butler.
Department of State
May 12, 1834.
I transmit herewith a memorial to the President, from Mr. Aaron Leggett, of New York, preferring additional charges against Daniel N. Pope, the consul of the United States at Tabasco, which you are instructed to investigate. You will communicate to this Department the result of your investigation of them, and of those against the same person which you were directed to examine by our despatches numbered 39 and 59.
A copy of a letter from this Department to Mr. Pope, dated 7th May, 1834, is also herewith sent.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,
Anthony Butler, Esq.,
Chargé d'Affaires of the United States, Mexico.
Enclosed in MVB to the U.S. House of Representatives, 4 July 1838 (HRExdoc 351).