London, Decr. 3. 1808.
I have the Honour to send enclosed a Copy of my Reply to Mr. Canning’s Letter to me of the 22d. ultimo. A Copy of the Letter, to which it is an Answer, was transmitted a few Days since by the British Packet, and a Duplicate has been sent to Liverpool.
The Union is not yet arrived from France, and we have no Intelligence of her. I have the Honour to be With the highest Consideration Sir Your most Obedient Humble Servant
DNA: RG 59--DD-Diplomatic Despatches, Great Britain.