Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
1 December 1858
Sir,
With reference to your letter of the 28th 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, stating that he had requested Captain Parsons of the Royal Engineers to take charge of the Bag of Despatches sent in August last to his care fortheManuscript image the Governor of British Columbia.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
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Mr Elliot
Put by?
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Mr Jadis
Put by.
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William Lane Booker to W.S. FitzGerald, No. 60, 19 October 1858, reporting that Captain Parsons would convey despatches to British Columbia.
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 1 December 1858, CO 60:2, no. 12289, 116. 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/B585FO12.html.

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