No. 69
Downing Street,
22 May 1859
With reference to my despatch No 55 of the 25th of April last respecting the repayment of the sums advanced by you to the authorities of Washington Territory, I transmit to youherewithManuscript image herewith the copy of a further despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington with its enclosures on the subject.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
In the absence of
Sir E.B. Lytton
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lyons to Malmesbury, 21 April 1859, with following subenclosures:
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Gen. Lewis Cass to Lyons, 18 April 1849, confirming War Department has decided to repay Douglas.
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J.B. Floyd to Cass, 14 April 1859, transmitting extract of Army Appropriation Act, 3 March 1859, ordering repayment of Douglas's loan to Governor Stevens.