No. 20
19 May 1863
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you for your information the accompanying copy of a Despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington to Earl Russell reporting Mr. Seward's assurance that there is not the slightest foundation in the rumour that theUnitedManuscript image United States were making military preparations in California menacing the neighbouring British Possessions.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient Servant
Newcastle
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Copy, Lyons to Russell, April 27, 1863, relaying William Seward's assurance that there are no "military preparations in California menacing the neighbouring British Possesssions."
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 19 May 1863, NAC RG7:G8C/03, 289. 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/V637020.html.

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