Letter patent, Revoking Exequatue of George Majesty's Consul at Bicamond Jefferson Davas,President of the Confederate States of America. To all whom it may concern: Whereas, George Moors, Require, Her Britannic Majesty's Consul for the port of Richmond and State of Virginia, (duly recognized as such by the Exequutue issued by a former Government, which was, at the time of the issue the duly authorized againt for that purpose of the State of Virginia) did recently assume to act as Consul for a place other than the city of Richmond, and a State other than the State of Virginia, and was thereupon, on the 20th day of February last, 1863, requested by the Secretary of State to submit to the Department of State his Consular Commission, as well as any other authority he may have received to set in behalf of the Government of Mer Britiannic Majesty before further correspondence sould be held with him as Her majesty's Consul at the port of Richmond; and whereas the sald George Moore has lately, without accquing to said request, entered into correspondence as Her Majesty's Consul with the Secretary of War of these Confederate States, thereby disreguarding the authority of this Government: These, therefore, are to declare that I do not longer recognize teh said George Moore as Her Britennic Majesty's Consul in any part of there Confederate States, nor pesuilt him to or anjoy any of the functions, powers, or privileges allowed to the Consuls of Great . And I do wholly revoke and anual any exequsture heretofore gives to the said George Moore by the Government which was formerly authorized to grant such Exequsture as agent of the State of Virginia, and the declare the said Exequsture to be absolutely null and void from this day forward. In testimony whereof I have letters to be made patent, and the Seal of the Confederate States of American to be hereonto affixed. L. S. Given under my hand this fifth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty three.
By the President:
(Signed) J P Benjaman, je 6--6t Secretary of State.