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United States Department of State / Executive documents printed by order of the House of Representatives, during the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress, 1865-'66
(1865-1866)

Correspondence: Great Britain,   pp. [1]-196 PDF (73.3 MB)


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             CORRESPONDENCE.
 CORRESPONDENCE WITH BRITISH LEGATION,
                       Lord Lyons to Mr. Seward.
                                       WASHINGTON, December 5, 1864.
  SIR: Being on the point of quitting Washington on leave of absence, in
order
to recruit my health, I beg to recommend to you Joseph Hume Burnley, esquire,
whom I have already had the honor to present to you as her Majesty's charge
d'affaires.
  I have the honor to be, with the highest consideration, sir, your most
obedient,
humble servant,
                                                             LYONS.,
  Hon. WILLIAM H. SEWARD, 4C., -4c., 9c.
                       Lord Lyons to 31r. Seward.
                                       WASHINGTON, December 5, 1864.
  SIR: With reference to my note to you of the 23d ultimo, relative to the
alleged schemes of so-called confederate agents in Canada against the United
States, I have now the honor to transmit to you a copy of a despatch from
the
governor general of Canada.
  I have the honor to be, with the highest consideration, sir, your most
obedient,
humble servant.
                                               For Lord LYONS.
                                                   J. flUME BURNLEY.
  Hon. WILLIAM H. SEWARD, c., 4-., L4C.
                        Viscount Monck to, Lord Lyons,.
                                               QUEBEC, November 30, 1864.
  My LORD: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your lordship's
despatch of
November 23, and its enclosures, relative to the alleged schemes of so-called
confederates in
Canada against the United States, and, in reply, I beg to assure your lordship
that the matter
shall receive the earnest attention of the government of Canada.
         I have, &c.
                                                              MONLK.
  LORD LYONS, 'C., &c.7 6 C.


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