Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
9 February 1859
I am directed by the Earl of Malmesbury to transmit to you, for the information of Secretary Sir E. Bulwer Lytton, a copy of a despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington, reporting a conversation with General Cass relative to Mr Nugent, the late Agent of the United States in British Columbia, and inclosingManuscript imageinclosing a copy of a memorandum which he had unofficially placed in General Cass' hands respecting the rights of foreign Miners as laid down by the State Legislation of California.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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VJ 12 Feby
Copy to Govr Douglas?
HM F 12
C F 14
[EBL] F 15
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Lytton to Douglas, No. 25, 21 February 1859.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lord Napier, British Minister at Washington, to Malmesbury, 21 January 1859, reporting his conversation with General Cass concerning the Mr. Nugent.
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Report on "The History of California Legislation on the licencing of Miners," no signature, no date.