No. 37
17 August 1859
1. I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 77 of the 10th June last, transmitting for my information a letter from the Foreign Office enclosing a DespatchManuscript imageDespatch from Her Majestys Minister at Washington with the copy of a note which he had addressed to General Cass, with reference to the intrusion of Citizens of the United States into the Island of San Juan.
2. Those Despatches I have perused with much interest, as the subject has assumed an unusal degree of importance in consequence of the late military occupation of that island by the Troops ofManuscript imageof the United States.
I have etc.
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 10 Oct
TFE 10 Oct
N 12
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 17 August 1859, CO 305:11, no. 10030, 92. 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.

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