Hammond to Under-Secretary of State
February 16, 1869
Sir,
With reference to my letter of the 8th instant, I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to transmit to you, for the information of Earl Granville a copy of a despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington, inclosing a copy of the Memorial presented to the American Senate praying that they would not consent to the question of the water Boundary of British Columbia being submitted to arbitration.
I am, Sir, Your most obedient
humble Servant
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
The previous which only gave the substance of the Memorial not returned from circulation.
CC 17/2
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Put by.
FR 17/2
WM 22/2
G 25/2
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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E. Thornton, British Minister at Washington, to Clarendon, 1 February 1869, enclosing printed copy of memorial "remonstrating against any recognition of the claims of Great Britain to the Haro Archipelago and to San Juan Island."
Hammond, Edmund to Monsell, William 16 February 1869, CO 60:37, no. 1872, 172. 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/B695FO07.html.

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