Hammond to Under-Secretary of State
3 May 1871
In reply to your letter of the 20th ultimo respecting certain questions pending between Great Britain and the United States, and inclosing the Draft of a proposed despatch to be addressed to the Governor of British Columbia, I am directed by Earl Granville to acquaint you, for the information of The Earl of Kimberley, that His Lordship concurs in thatdespatchManuscript image despatch.
I am told to add that a copy of your abovementioned letter with its inclosures have been forwarded to Her Majesty's High Commissioners at Washington.
I am,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Send the despatch therefore to B. Columbia by tomorrow's Mail. It is attached to 3470.
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