John Forsyth to Anthony Butler, 23 March 1835
Mr. Forsyth to Mr. Butler.
Department of State,
March 23, 1835.
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 have the honor to be, sir, 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).