Berens to Lytton
Hudson's Bay House
4 October 1858
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Mr Merivale's letter of the 27th Ultimo, 1 transmitting a copy of a correspondence between the Governor of Vancouver's Island and the Captains of Her Majesty's Ships "Satellite" and "Plumper"; and also of a despatch from the former, in which he announces that he has authorized a temporary addition to the pay of the crews of those ships out of the territorial revenue of the Colony.
I beg on the part of theCommitteeManuscript image Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company to express their acknowledgements for that communication.
I have etc.
H.H. Berens
Deputy Govr
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by.
HTI 10 Oct