No. 55
Downing Street
25 April 1859
Sir,
With reference to my despatch No 42 of the 2nd of April, I have the satisfaction to transmit to you the copy of a despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington with it's enclosure from the American Secretary of State, reporting that provision has been made by Congress for the payment of the advance, with interest, madebyManuscript image by you to the Authorities of Washington Territory.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most Obedient
Humble Servant
Carnarvon
in the absence of Sir E.B. Lytton
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lord Napier to Malmesbury, 25 March 1859, enclosing Cass to Napier, 24 March 1859, informing him Congress had voted to repay loan to Douglas with interest.
Carnarvon, Earl to Douglas, James 25 April 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/7, 302. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B597055.html.

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