Corry to Under-Secretary of State
13 October 1858
I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to request you will state to Secretary Sir Bulwer Lytton that agreeably with his request 1 arrangements have been made for the withdrawal from the "Briseis" of the party of Royal Engineers intended to be conveyed in that Vessel to Vancouver's Island, and for their passage thither in the Euphrates, (now under survey), in which Vessel, the Brokers (Messrs Shaw Savill & Co) have offered to convey them as well as such government stores as the Briseis may be unable to receive.
I am etc.
H. Corry
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 14 Oct
TFE 14 Oct
Annex draft.
C Oct 14
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Draft, Colonial Office to Moody, 14 October 1858, relaying the contents of Corry's letter.