No. 25
Downing Street
21 February 1859
I transmit to you herewith for your information the 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 enclosing a Copy of a Memorandum which he had unofficially placed inGeneralManuscript image General Cass' hands respecting the rights of Foreign Miners as laid down by the State Legislation of California.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
E B Lytton