Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
6 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 His Lordship's reply to the despatches from Lord Lyons respecting General Scott's mission to San Juan, copies of which were enclosed in my letter of yesterday's date.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Russell to Lyons, British Minister at Washington, 6 October 1859, discussing the consequences of the occupation and the impact of General Scott's appointment (twelve pages).