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In the communication from this Department numbered 52, you were instructed to apply for an exequatur for Austin J. Raines, appointed consul of the United States for Monterey, in the United Mexican States. The commission of this person having since been revoked, you will no longer deem him authorized to discharge any of the duties of that station.
I transmit herewith the commission of Samuel Haight, appointed consul of the United States for Campeachy, in Mexico, and request that you will ask of the Mexican Government an exequatur for him.
I transmit herewith the commission of Francis Slaughter, appointed consul of the United States for Galveston, and that of Robert S. Hicks, for Tabasco, in Mexico. You will request of the Mexican Government the usual exequatur for each of these gentlemen. Your despatch No. 85, and your letter of the 25th of January last, have been received.
I transmit herewith the commission of John Stryker, appointed consul of the United States at Goliad, in Texas. You will request of the Mexican Government the usual exequatur for Mr. Stryker. The United States ship Falmouth, Captain Rousseau, has been ordered by the Navy Department to proceed to Vera Cruz, for the purpose of taking you on board and carrying you to New Orleans. Your despatches to... Continue Reading
The letters addressed to you by this Department on the 20th April and 22d August last, will have put you in possession of a recent correspondence between the minister plenipotentiary of the United States at Madrid and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of her Catholic Majesty, in regard to the acknowledgment of those States in this hemisphere which were formerly colonies of Spain. The subject... Continue Reading
I transmit, herewith, sundry documents in support of a claim of Mr. Pardon C. Greene, of Key West, Florida, upon the Mexican Government, for outfits, repairs, and stores furnished by him to the Mexican brig of war Herman, which is represented to have put into Key West in distress, in January, 1828. You will give the claimant the benefit of your good offices with the Government of Mexico, towards... Continue Reading
Your despatches to No. 74, inclusive, excepting Nos. 58, 54, 53, 52, 23, 16, have been received. An extract of that part of your [despatch] No. 72, which suggests the propriety of your being allowed leave of absence, or to retire from the mission to Mexico, has been forwarded to the President, who is now in Tennessee. This Department was not aware of the aversion of the Mexican Government to... Continue Reading
In a circular from this Department of the 20th April last, you were informed that the recent accession of her Most Catholic Majesty being deemed a favorable opportunity for renewing the friendly efforts of the President towards effecting a recognition, by Spain, of the independence of her former colonies in this hemisphere, the minister of the United States at Madrid, in fulfilment of the... Continue Reading
I transmit a copy of a letter from Mr. José Cecilia Gonzales to Mr. Cyrus Sibley, which tends to corroborate the proof in your possession relative to the outrage at Tabasco on the brig Industry, together with a copy of a letter from Thomas P. Downer, the mate of the Industry, to Mr. Sibley, presenting an account for indemnity for his losses and detention in consequence of the prcoeedings of the... Continue Reading
I transmit a copy of a letter to this Department, signed by the master, the mate, and the passengers of the brig Paragon, of Philadelphia, complaining of an insult to the flag of the United States, committed by the Mexican public armed schooner Tampico, which is represented to have causelessly fired into and detained the Paragon, on her voyage from New York to Vera Cruz. You will request of the... Continue Reading
Mrs. Young has again addressed this Department upon the subject of her claim. You have not mentioned it since, in your No. 17, of the 22d July, 1831, you stated it to be your purpose to co-operate with Mr. Aleman in examining the papers, upon his return from his jaunt to the southwest. It appears that the grounds of the claim are so peculiar that there should be no hesitation, on the part of the... Continue Reading
Herewith you will receive a certified copy of the commission of Marmaduke Burrough, appointed consul of the United States for the port of Vera Cruz. You will be pleased to request of the Mexican Government the usual exequatur for him.  The accompanying packet you will deliver to Mr. William S. Parrott, appointed consul of the United States for the city of Mexico, and you will also afford him your... Continue Reading
The President, dissatisfied with the continued delays which have taken place in adjusting the points at issue between the two Governments, directs that you will take an early occasion, after the receipt of this communication, to bring them again before the Mexican Government, and to obtain a prompt and definite answer. You will also state that the United States hold the Federal Government of... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
Herewith you will receive documents detailing a series of outrages upon the personal freedom of Captain William McKeige, late master of the brig Industry, belonging to Mr. Cyrus Sibley, of Mobile, perpetrated at Tabasco, in Mexico, by persons exercising there the authority of a district judge and a commandant; which outrages resulted in the loss of the vessel and her cargo. The captain declares,... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
Herewith enclosed, I transmit a duplicate of my No. 58, together with duplicates of the power authorizing you to negotiate an additional article to the treaty of limits, of my letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and of the office copy of the same for yourself. Whenever the subjects of your communications require the use of the cipher, it is deemed advisable that you should put the whole... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane

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