Accounts and Papers, 1839

Accounts and Papers, 1839

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ... GRIGG. The Right Hon. Viscount Palmerston, G.C.B. 8?c. Sfc. Sfc. No. 57. Her Majesty's Commissioners to discount Palmerston.--(Received MarchQl.') My Lord, Rio de Janeiro, 7th January 1839. We have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Lordship's Despatch of the 6th October last, enclosing a certified extract from the log kept by Lieutenant Graham E. Hammond, of Her Majesty's sloop " Rover," while in charge of the " Flor de Loanda," containing information as to the number of deaths, wliich took place among the negroes on board that vessel, up to the date of the " Rover's " departure from Rio de Janeiro. We did not fail to lay the extract in question before our colleagues, and it has been appended to the proceedings, in the case of the " Flor de Loanda," for any further reference which may be requisite. We have, &c. (Signed) GEORGE JACKSON. FREDERICK GRIGG. The Right Hon. Discount Palmerston, G.C.B.; l,3rc., . c. 4-e. No. 58. Her Majesty's Commissioners to Viscount Palmerston (Received March 21st.) My Lord, Rio de Janeiro, January 5th, 1839. Referring your Lordship to our Despatch of the 12th December of last year, reporting the detention, by Her Majesty's sloop "Electra," of a brigantine called me " Diligente," we have the honour to enclose herewith, in original and translation, the sentence of the Court, delivered on the 10th instant, condemning that vessel and emancipating the slaves. Our report of the case also accompanies this, by which it will be satisfactory to your Lordship to observe that the Brazilian Commissary Judge joined Her Majesty's Judge, without any difficulty, in this sentence. A long argument Avas presented to the Court in support of more

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