Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
28 May 1860
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith for the information of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, copies of a letter from Rear Admiral Sir R. Baynes, dated the 7th April last, No 54, and of its enclosure relative to the joint Military occupation of the Island of San Juan with the Troops of the United States by a party of Royal Marines.
I am etc.
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by. The For: Office have received this.
ABd 30/5
TFE 31/5
CF 1 June
N 3
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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R.L. Baynes to Secretary to the Admiralty, No. 54, 7 April 1860, forwarding copy of a letter from Captain L.C. Hunt, commander of the U.S. forces on San Juan Island.
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Hunt to Baynes, 23 March 1860, expressing confidence that "mutual harmony & good understanding will continue during the whole term of the joint occupancy."