Tribute from the Nicaraguan Republic to Commodore Paulding.
--The Nicaraguan Minister to the United States
has addressed Commodore Paulding
, U. S. N., the following note:
"I have the honor to communicate to you the resolutions of the Republic
, copies of which I beg leave to hand you herewith, intended to offer you a public vote of thanks, a sword of honor, and twenty caballeros of the national lands, to be settled at your option, as tokens of the high regard felt for you personally, and in acknowledgment of the important service you rendered that country, while like an upright citizen and faithful servant you were performing your whole duty to your own by your noble conduct at Punta de Castilla
and San Juan
del Norte on the 8th day of December, 1857."