John Forsyth to Anthony Butler, 2 July 1835
Mr. Forsyth to Mr. Butler.
Department of State,
July 2, 1835.
On your return to Mexico, the Department will expect to receive copies of all your correspondence with the Mexican Government, not heretofore communicated, with a full and detailed statement of the several subject that have been committed to your care.
Whenever the chargé d'affaires of the United States leaves his post, the archives of the legation should be left in the care of the highest officer of his own Government at the place of his representative residence.
I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
Anthony Butler, Esq.,
Chargé d'Affaires of the U. S. to Mexico, Washington.
Enclosed in MVB to the U.S. House of Representatives, 4 July 1838 (HRExdoc 351).