Foreign Office to Under-Secretary of State
28 January 1871
With reference to my Letter of the 20th Ultimo, I am directed by Earl Granville to transmit to you, for the information of the Earl of Kimberley, a copy of a Despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington inclosing a copy of a Note he has addressed to Mr Secretary Fish respecting [remainder of letter not on microfilm].
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Let Mr Musgrave have a copy for his information in a Confidential despatch?
CC 31/1
RGWH Jan 31/71
FR 31/1
K Feb 1/71
Subsequent F.O./1745 15 Feb 1871.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Edward Thornton, Washington, to Granville, Foreign Office, 9 January 1871, enclosing copy of his letter to Hamilton Fish, U.S. Secretary of State.
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Thornton to Fish, 9 January 1871, asking that a note be appended to the U.S. census report to show that the sovereignty of San Juan Island had not yet been decided.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Kimberley to Musgrave, Confidential, 6 February 1871.