In 1851, Mr. Vice-Consul Nugent requested to be informed whether he was to register as British subjects the children of British residents born in Peru, and whether children so registered, born of a Peruvian mother, were exempt from conscription.5

[Page 1345]

Her Majesty’s chargé d’affaires was directed to furnish Mr. Nugent with instructions on the latter point founded upon those addressed to him on the 17th of February, 1848.

These instructions were substantially the same as those given to Mr. Vice-Consul Dale, (vide ante).

  1. From Mr. Nugent; February 1, 1851. To Mr. Adams, No.&; August 23, 1851.