No. 27
14th January 1867
My Lord,
At the request of Mr William A.G. Young, late Colonial Secretary of Vancouver Island, I have the honor to submit to your Lordship the accompanying lettersettingManuscript image setting forth his views as to the Correct interpretation of the Boundary Treaty of 1846.
2. I will only now say that the views here explained are identical with those I had the honor to express verbally to your Lordship and to more than one Gentleman belonging to the Colonial Office.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord
Your most obedient, humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The late San Juan Correspce with the F.O. is in circulation.
Send this to F.O. for consn.
ABd 20 March
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I shd send it for "information."
TFE 20 March
CBA 22/3
B&C 26/3
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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W.A.G. Young to Seymour, 8 January 1867, regarding American-British territorial boundaries in the San Juan Islands (19 pages).
Other documents included in the file
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Colonial Office to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 30 March 1867, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosure for information.