Hammond to Under-Secretary of State
December 16. 1867.
I am directed by Lord Stanley to transmit to you for the information of His Grace The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos copies of two despatches from Her Majesty's Chargé d'Affaires at Washington, the one relative to a resolution introduced into The House of Representatives in that city, condemnatory of any further purchase of territory by the UnitedStatesManuscript image States, and the other announcing the introduction of a resolution in the same House in favour of the purchase of British Columbia and Vancouvers Island.
I am,
Your most obedient,
humble Servant,
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 17/12
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Put by.
FR 18/12
CBA 19/12
B&C 21/12
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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F.C. Ford to Lord Stanley, 2 December 1867, forwarding copy of a resolution offered in the House of Representatives by the member from Wisconsin.
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Newspaper clipping, unnamed, no date, reporting the debate and resolution condemning further territorial purchases by the United States.
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Ford to Stanley, 4 December 1867, announcing the introduction of a resolution into the House of Representatives promoting the purchase and annexation of British Columbia.