No. 68
Downing Street
24 August 1861
I have the honor to transmit to you herewith a copy of a despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington respecting a report of the intended withdrawal of the United States Troops now stationed on San Juan, and I have to instruct you that the British Detachment should be retained on the Island whether the Americans are withdrawn or not.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant,
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Lyons to Lord John Russell, 5 August 1861, seeking confirmation that the United States had withdrawn her troops from San Juan.
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 24 August 1861, LAC RG7:G8C/2, 557. 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.

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