Corry to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
2 October 1858
Sir/
In reply to your letter of the 30th Ultimo 1 requesting that arrangements might be made on board the Freight Ship "Briseis" for the reception of a party of NonCommissioned Officers of the Royal Engineers & Royal Artillery, with their Families, together with an Officer's Servant, for conveyance to Vancouver's Island—I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you, for the information of Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, that orders for the accommodationofManuscript image of the persons referred to were given upon a requisition from the Horse Guards, received on the 30th Ultimo. 2
I am etc.
H. Corry
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Footnotes
  1. "> Merivale to Admiralty, 30 September 1858, re crew on Briseis. FIND
  2. Requisition from the HorseGuards received on 30 September 1858 for accommodation on the Briseis.
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Corry, Henry Thomas Lowry

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Merivale, Herman

Moody, Richard Clement

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Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

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Briseis

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Vancouver Island

Corry, Henry Thomas Lowry to Merivale, Herman 2 October 1858, CO 60:2, no. 10073, 17. 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/B585AD07.html.

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