Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
30 September 1859
I am directed by Lord John Russell to transmit to you, to be laid before His Grace The Duke of Newcastle, a copy of a Telegram received yesterday from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington reporting that General Scott had been ordered to Embark for the North Western Frontier, where he would take the command over General Harney.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 13, 8 October 1859, on received intelligence about General Scott's embarkation to the North West Frontier.
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Mr Elliot
I think it would be proper for the S. of State to communicate this intelligence to Govr Douglas.
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Telegram, Lyons, British Minister at Washington, to Foreign Office, 14 September 1859, advising of the appointment of General Scott, as per despatch.