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Confidential letter from Pierrepont Edwards to Frederick Bruce. 


3 December 1866


British Consulate, New York

Place of creation

New York (State)

pages 542-553
Inventory no.: 4622

Scope and content

Requests advice on how and when to act regarding the potential departure of a former blockade-running steamer in the Fenian service, its characterization as piracy or violation of neutrality laws; comments further on the purchase of Millen's manuscript; reports that Stephens intends departing for France or Germany, not Ireland, and that his colleague Col. Kelly is more dangerous; promises to provide a physical description to Lord Stanley and to provide other details to the Foreign Office and local police by cable.

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