Murray to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
19 June 1860
I am directed by Lord John Russell to transmit to you, to be laid before His Grace The Duke of Newcastle the accompanying copies of Despatches from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington reporting the temporary removal of General Harney from the command of the United States' forces in Oregon.
I am etc.
James Murray
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by.
ABd 21 June
TFE 21 June
CF 22
N 23
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lyons, British Minister at Washington, to Russell, 28 May 1860, stating he had learned from General Cass that General Harney was to be removed from the command of the military department in Oregon.
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Lyons to Russell, 5 June 1860, advising that a one year leave of absence had been granted to Harney at his own request.