[The Queen has approved of Mr. James Q. Howard]The Illustrated London News, vol. 40, no. 1127, p. 66.
January 18, 1862
The Queen has approved of Mr. James Q. Howard as Consul at St. John, New Brunswick, for the United States of America; of Mr. H. Sonnenkalb as Consul at Point de Galle, Ceylon, for the King of Prussia; of Mr. Randolph Zapp as Consul at Singapore, for the King of Honover; and of Don Pio de Emparanza as Consul, and of Don Narciso Perez Petinto as Vice-Consul at Sierra Leone, for the Queen of Spain.