Hammond to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
12 June 1863
Sir,
With reference to my letter of the 2nd instant, I am directed by Earl Russell to transmit to you, to be laid before The Duke of Newcastle, a copy of a despatch from Lord Lyons inclosing further correspondence relative to the rumours that attempts were being made to fit out Confederate Privateers in Vancouver's Island.
I am,
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant,
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by.
ABd 13 June
TFE 13 June
CF 15
N 19
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lyons to Earl Russell, 25 May 1863, forwarding enclosures relating to the concern that privateers were being fitted out in Vancouver Island for the service of the Confederate States.
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Telegram, Douglas to Lyons, 14 May 1863, asking that the U.S. president be assured that "every vigilance will be used by this Govt to discover & frustrate all attempts by the enemies of the U.S. to fit out privateers."
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Lyons to W.H. Seward, U.S. Department of State, 21 May 1863, forwarding copy of the telegram from Douglas.
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Seward to Lyons, 22 May 1863, acknowledging receipt of his letter and enclosure, with thanks.
Hammond, Edmund to Rogers, Frederic 12 June 1863, CO 305:21, no. 5715, 129. 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/V635FO06.html.

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