Hammond to Under-Secretary of State
24 January 1870
With reference to Mr Otway's letter of the 17th instant, I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to transmit to you, to be laid before Earl Granville, a copy of a despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington inclosing a printed copy of a Resolution that has been presented to the Senate in regard to the questionofManuscript image of the cession of British Columbia to the United States.
I am,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
E. Hammond
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Sir F. Rogers
The previous letter from the F.O. (721) with Mr Thornton's despatch sending the Memorial is still in circulation.
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Mr Monsell
Put by.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Edward Thornton, Washington, to Clarendon, 11 January 1870, forwarding copies of a resolution presented to Congress respecting the British Columbia annexation petition.
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Newspaper clipping, Daily Globe, 11 January 1870, containing printed copy of the resolution and the resulting discussion in Congress.