Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
19 January 1859
With reference to your letter of the 9th of November last, I am directed by the Earl of Malmesbury to transmit to you, for the information of Secretary Sir E.B. Lytton, copies of a Despatch and it's enclosure from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington respecting his attempts to obtain the relaxation of the Laws affecting the United States Coasting Trade.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Copy to Bd of Trade in continuation of previous correspondence.
ABd 24 Jany
Annex dt.
HM Jan 24
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Draft, Merivale to Sir J. Emerson Tennant, Board of Trade, 3 February 1859, forwarding correspondence concerning an attempt to relax laws affecting the coasting trade of the United States, for information.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Napier, British Minister at Washington, to Malmesbury, 31 December 1858, concerning relaxation of laws dealing with coasting trade.
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Napier to General L. Cass, US Government, 31 December 1858, on the same subject.