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military lines of the United States forces. I have to request that the paper be sent forward to the Lieutenant-General, with directions to cause the same to be conveyed to General Lee by flag of truce. I have further to request to be informed of the Lieutenant-General's proceedings in the premises. I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant, William H. Seward. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War. General Grant to General Lee. Headquarters, armies of the United States, March 13, 1865. General: Enclosed with this, I send you a copy of a communication from Earl Russell, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, England, to Messrs. Mason, Slidell, and Mann. The accompanying copy of a note from the Hon. W. H. Seward, Secretary of State, to the Secretary of War, explains the reason for sending it to you. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. General R. E. Lee, commanding Confederate States Armies. General Lee to General Grant.