Notice of Question


Notice of Question For 29th March 1870
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11. Viscount Milton,—To ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, if he will lay upon the Table of the House, a Copy of such Letters, Correspondence, and Enclosures from Governor Douglas or his Secretaries, and from the Secretary to the British Commission on the Water Boundary question, as were sent to the Colonial Office, warning Her Majesty's Government of the then apparent intention of General Harvey to invade a part or parts of Her Majesty's dominions on the coast of the Pacific, before and up to the year 1859. (Tuesday, 29th March.)
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Probably Mr Monsell will communicate with the F.O. privately. Governor Douglas' despatches are of course in this Office—but copies of those I have looked at were sent to the F.O.
The S. Juan question itself is entirely a Foreign Office one.
CC 24/3
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Mr Monsell
San Juan. This is a F.O. affair. Ask them privately & immediately what they wd wish us to say.
FR 23/3 [24/3]
WM 25/3
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This is purely F.O.—Otway should answer it.
G 25/3
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Lord Granville
Will you settle this with Lord Clarendon.
WM 26/3
[Sender not known.] to [Recipient not known.] 29 March 1870, CO 60:42, no. 3132, 3. 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/B705PA01.html.

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