Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
26 March 1859
I am directed by the Earl of Malmesbury to transmit to you the accompanying Copy of a note from the French Ambassador at this Court, requesting that he may be furnished with information as to the fate of a French Subject named Jean Baptiste Massenot, whoManuscript imagewho is stated to have arrived at Victoria, Vancouver's Island, in June last; and I am to request that you will move Secretary Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton to take the necessary steps to procure the information required by the Duc de Malakoff.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Elliot to Hammond, 31 March 1859, stating Douglas had been instructed to procure the information requested.
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Draft, Lytton to Douglas, No. 40, 1 April 1859.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Pélissier, French Ambassador, to Malmesbury, Foreign Office, 23 March 1859, requesting assistance in procuring information about Jean Baptiste Massenot, who went to Victoria from California in June of 1858 (in French).
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 26 March 1859, CO 305:12, no. 3166, 158. 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/V595FO01.html.

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