Willis to Under-Secretary of State
Immediate
Admiralty
Somerset House, W.C.
13 September 1858
Sir,
I beg to acquaint you, for the information of the Secretary of State in answer to your Letter of the 11th Instant 1 that passage to Colony for Captain and Mrs Grant, one child, a Servant, and twelve men of the Royal Engineers has been ordered on board the Contract Mail Steam Packet, which will leave Southampton on the 17th Instant: and I request that you will be pleased to specify the quantity and description of the stores which will accompany this party, as soon as practicable.
I have etc.
Wm Willis
for Comptroller of Transport Services
Minutes by CO staff
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Write immy to Col. Moody to enquire accy.
ABd 14 Sepr
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Draft, Merivale to Moody, 14 September 1858, Immediate, requesting description of stores required by Grant.
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Draft, Merivale to Secretary to the Admiralty, Immediate, 11 September 1858, requesting orders for contract passages for Captain Grant and party.
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  1. A draft of this letter appears in this file.
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Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Carnarvon, Earl

Grant, John Marshall

Grant, Emily

Merivale, Herman

Moody, Richard Clement

Willis, William

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British Columbia

Willis, William to Carnarvon, Earl 13 September 1858, CO 60:2, no. 9424, 3. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B585AD01.html.

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