Storks to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
20 December 1858
I am directed by Secretary Major General Peel to transmit to you, for the information of Secretary Sir Edward Lytton, the enclosed copy of a letter from Lieutenant Colonel Hawkins, R.E., Her Majesty's Commissioner for the Survey of the Boundary between Her Majesty's Possessions and those of the United States in North America, giving an account of a recent Expedition made by him and a Detachment of his Party to British Columbia.
I have etc.
H.K. Storks
Minutes by CO staff
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Lord Carnarvon
For information—a not unsatisfactory account. Put by?
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lieutenant Colonel Hawkins to Secretary of State for War, 12 October 1858, reporting on the expedition to Fraser River with Douglas.