Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
4 February 1860
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 Despatch from Lord Lyons, Her Majesty's Minister at Washington, reporting his having informed General Cass thatManuscript imagethat Her Majesty's Government were satisfied with the provisional arrangement in regard to San Juan entered into by General Scott.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
It will be seen from the enclosure that marines are to occupy San Juan. This will make it necessary to alter in some measure the recent draft, which has been prepared to the War Office—wherein it was rather assumed that Engineers might be called upon to fulfil the San Juan duty.
Copy, I presume, to the Govr.
ABd 7/2
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HM F 7
CF 8
N 9
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, Confidential, 15 February 1860.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lyons, British Minister at Washington, to Russell, 17 January 1860, reporting his conversation with General Cass.
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 4 February 1860, CO 305:15, no. 1273, 128. 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/V605FO04.html.

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