Wodehouse to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
1 November 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 despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington, inclosing a copy of a Note which His Lordship addressed on the 17th ultimo to General Cass upon the subject of the occupation ofManuscript imageof the Island of San Juan by United States' Troops.
I am etc.
Wodehouse
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
There does not seem to be anything in this correspondence of a sufficiently decisive character to communicate to Governor Douglas.
ABd 3 Novr
Certainly not communicate, I shd think. I presume that only any definitive arrangements will be communicated.
Put by?
TFE 3/11
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Put by.
N 4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lyons, British Minister at Washington, to Russell, 19 October 1859, forwarding copy of his letter to General Cass and further explaining his actions to expedite a solution to the current situation.
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Lyons to Lewis Cass, U.S. Department of State, 15 October 1859, promoting either the withdrawal of American troops from San Juan, or the joint occupation of the island.
Wodehouse, John to Merivale, Herman 1 November 1859, CO 305:12, no. 10921, 352. 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/V595FO23.html.

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