he people of the South successful in their struggle for freedom and in the maintenance of their institutions.
He also stated that "no order giving the Federal permission to pass through Mexico had been issued by the ruling powers at the capital, and if such an order were given, he would not obey it."
He also gave permission to us to purchase whatever supplies that we may need without any duty, and ordered some duties that had been paid previously by us for stores to be refunded.
Col. Rally has been sent on a similar mission to honors, and will, no doubt, meet with the same success.
It is to our interest to cultivate relations of friendship and ani y with our Mexican neighbors and with whatever tribes of Indians that may desire peace.
If, after we shall have accomplished our mission to this country, the "Sibley Brigade" be permitted to share in the glories that are to crown our arms in the bloody battles that are to redden the valley of the Mississippi in the summer ca