Hammond to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
12 September 1860
With reference to my Letter of the 8th Instant, I am directed by Lord John Russell to transmit to you, for the information of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, Copies of a Despatch and it's Inclosure from Her Majesty's Chargé d'Affaires at Washington, respecting theManuscript imagethe adoption by the United States' Government of General Scott's arrangement for the jurisdiction over the Island of San Juan.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 14 Sepr
Mr Fortescue
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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W.D. Irvine to Russell, 28 August 1860, enclosing copy of a despatch from Douglas to Lord Lyons.
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Douglas to Lyons, British Minister at Washington, 23 July 1860, expressing the satisfaction of himself and Rear Admiral Baynes that the U.S. government had revoked the proceedings of General Harney and endorsed the previous arrangements of General Scott.