Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
24 September 1859
I am directed by Lord John Russell to transmit to you, to be laid before His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, a printed copy of a Memorandum which has been drawn up in this office respecting the question of the Island of San Juan.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 27 Sep
HM S 27
CF 29
N 30
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Confidential memorandum, 23 September 1859, providing a detailed history of the dispute over San Juan Island, "Printed for the use of the Foreign Office" (38 pages).