No. 19
4th May 1865
Sir,
I have the honour to transmit to you a copy of despatch and of it's enclosure from Her Majesty's Ambassador at St. Petersburgh relative to the construction of a line of Telegraph between Europe and America by the way of Behrings Straits.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Buchanan to Russell, 12 April 1865, enclosing a news article on a proposed telegraph line between Europe and America.
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Copy, Extract from the "Journal de St. Petersburgh" of 18 March and 30 March 1865.
Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 4 May 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/12, 114. 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/B657019.html.

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