No. 3
30th April 1864
Sir,
I have the honour to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a letter from the Foreign Office accompanied by a copy of one from that Office to the Admiralty conveying the opinion of Her Majesty's Government that the regulations for theManuscript image observance of Neutrality between the American belligerents should be strictly enforced within the limits of Vancouver Island.
These regulations have been communicated to your predecessor in various circular despatches from this Office.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Layard to Rogers, 23 April 1864, forwarding a copy of his letter to the Admiralty.
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Copy, Layard to the Admiralty, 22 April 1864, instructing the Board of Admiralty to take a neutral position concerning the activities of the "Massachusetts" at Vancouver Island.
People in this document

Cardwell, Edward

Kennedy, Arthur

Layard, A. H.

Rogers, Frederic

Organizations in this document

Foreign Office

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

Vessels in this document

USS Massachusetts, 1849-1867

Places in this document

Vancouver Island

Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 30 April 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 78. 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/V647203.html.

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