Hammond to Under-Secretary of State
March 14, 1868
Sir,
I am directed by Lord Stanley to transmit to you, to be laid before The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, a copy of a despatch, which, after consultation with the Proper Law Officers of the Crown, he has addressed to Her Majesty's Minister at Washington in regard to the overture made to him by Mr Seward for the conclusion of a Treaty for the Settlement by arbitration of the San Juan Question.
I am, Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Adderley
Register & Put by.
FR 16/3
CBA 17/3
B&C 17/3
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See subsequent H.C./2959 also F.O./7158.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Stanley to Edward Thornton, 14 March 1868, giving him power to negotiate and sign a treaty subject to the assent of Her Majesty.
Hammond, Edmund to Adderley, Charles Bowyer 14 March 1868, CO 60:34, no. 2753, 130. 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/B685FO03.html.

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