No. 51
1st December 1864
Sir,
With reference to the letter addressed to you by direction of the Secretary of State on the 10th of February last, relative to the proposed construction of a Line of Telegraph across British Columbia in connection with Russia and the United States, I have the honortoManuscript image to transmit to you for your information, a copy of a Despatch on the subject from the British Charge d'Affaires at the Court of St. Petersburgh.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
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Copy, Lumley to Russell, 4 November 1864, clarifying that "there is no prospect of any of these lines being undertaken at present."
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Extract from the "Journal de St. Petersbourg" of November 3, 1864, (in French).
Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 1 December 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/11, 359. 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/B647451.html.

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