Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
1 December 1858
Sir,
With reference to Mr FitzGerald's Letter of the 31st of August last, 1 I am directed by the Earl of Malmesbury to transmit to you herewith, for the information of Secretary Sir Edward Lytton, a copy of a Despatch from Mr Booker, Her Majesty's Consul at San Francisco, announcing the arrival of Captain Parsons and 20 Non-commissioned Officers and Men of the RoyalEngineersManuscript image Engineers on their way to British Columbia.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
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Mr Elliot
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Mr Jadis
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William Lane Booker to W.S. FitzGerald, No. 59, 19 October 1858, reporting arrival of Captain Parsons's detachment on 16 October and their intention to leave the following day.
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 1 December 1858, CO 60:2, no. 12285, 110. 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/B585FO10.html.

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