Corry to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
15 January 1859
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith for the information of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, a Copy of a Letter from Rear Admiral Baynes, dated the 16th Novber last, No 159, relative to the state of affairs in Vancouver's Island and British Columbia.
I am etc.
H. Corry
Minutes by CO staff
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VJ 17 Jan
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HM Jan 18
C Jany 18
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Baynes to Secretary of the Admiralty, 16 November 1858, advising of the state of affairs at the Pacific station.