No. 25
4th May 1865
Sir,
I have the honour to transmit to you a copy of a despatch and of it's enclosure from Her Majesty's Ambassador at St. Petersburgh relative to the construction of a line of Telegraph between Europe and America by way of Behring's Straits.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
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Copy, Buchanan to Russell, 12 April 1865, enclosing a clipping from the St. Petersburgh Journal on a convention signed by the Director of Russian Telegraphs and the representative of an American company for the construction of a telegraph.
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Extract from the "Journal de St. Petersburgh, 30 March 1865. (In French).
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 4 May 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 130. 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/V657025.html.

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