Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
1 October 1859
I am directed by Lord John Russell to transmit to you, for the information of His Grace The Duke of Newcastle, a copy of a Confidential despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington relative to the appointment of General Scott to command the United States Troops on the North West Frontier.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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This is upon the whole satisfactory.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lyons, British Minister at Washington, to Russell, 15 September 1859, with information that General Scott was appointed by the president to effectively take command from General Harney and place it in the hands of an "officer upon whose discretion and moderation he can entirely rely."
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Draft, Elliot to Hammond, 1 October 1859, forwarding copy of a despatch to be sent to Douglas on the subject of San Juan Island.
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 1 October 1859, CO 305:12, no. 9775, 291. 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/V595FO15.html.

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