7395. Vancouver's Island & c.

Admiralty
25th August 1851
Sir,
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to transmit to you, for the information of Earl Grey, the copy of a letter from Rear Admiral Moresby dated 7h May last, No 49, and of its Enclosure, reporting his proceedings on the Pacific Station. 
I am
Sir
Your very obedient
humble Servant
WAB Hamilton
B. Hawes Esqr
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Merivale.
This is sent for Lord Grey's information. Put by? 
27. Augt/51
VJ
HM
Augt 28
A 29
BH
G.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
  • Moresby to Admiralty, 7 May 1851, reporting on his voyage northward from Panama towards Vancouver Island, with enclosure. 
  • Moresby to Fanshawe, 6 May 1851, instructing him to proceed directly to Vancouver Island, should the two vessels become separated, and use his best judgement "as to the extent and nature of any hostile acts against the Indians" that may be required. 
 
Public Offices document:
Hamilton to Hawes (Parliamentary Under-Secretary), 25 August 1851, National Archives of the UK, 7395, CO 305/3. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/getDoc.htm?id=V515AD04.scx. Accessed 18 September 2018. 

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