Corry to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
6 April 1859
Sir/
With reference to my letter of the 21st Ultimo; 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 Colonial Affairs, a Copy of a letter dated the 29th Jany last, No 4, from Captain Prevost of the Satellite, together with Copies of its enclosures, reporting the proceedings of the Plumper, & of the Force of Seamen & Marines sent to present disturbances in the District of Frasers River.
I am etc.
H. Corry
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Acke receipt of this and the previous Letter of the 21 March on this subject. Express to the Admy the thanks of Sir E.L. for the valuable services of the Naval party, and observe, as in the Minute on 3057, that we hope the assistance of the Naval Manuscript imageforce will not be required again. (These enclosures contain nothing new.)
ABd 8 April
HM Apl 8
Annex draft.
C Apl 8
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Elliot to Secretary to the Admiralty, 16 April 1859, expressing Lytton's thanks for the valuable aid provided by naval services during the difficulties.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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James C. Prevost, Captain of Satellite and Senior Naval Officer at Vancouver Island, to Secretary of the Admiralty, 29 January 1859, forwarding report sent to Rear Admiral Baynes regarding the disturbances in the interior.
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Prevost to Baynes, Pacific Station, 29 January 1859, reporting the safe return of HMS Plumper from Yale and commenting on the situation.
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Captain G.H. Richards, HMS Plumper, 12 January 1859, reporting on events at Yale.
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Richards to Lieutenant Governor Moody, 12 January 1859, advising of the arrival of troops at Langley for service in the interior.
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Richards to Prevost, 17 January 1859, forwarding report from Colonel Moody on proceedings in the interior.
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Colonel R.C. Moody to Richards, 14 January 1859, advising that there was little chance of a serious disturbance occurring.
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Moody to Richards, 15 January 1859, requesting the troops, field party, and any other volunteers to proceed to Fort Yale.
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Richards to Moody, 17 January 1859, advising that the force had been sent.
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Richards to Senior Naval Officer at Vancouver Island, 28 January 1859, further reporting on the situation in British Columbia.
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Moody to Richards, 22 January 1859, advising of the end of difficulties at Fort Yale and the return of the Royal Naval detachment.
Corry, Henry Thomas Lowry to Merivale, Herman 6 April 1859, CO 60:5, no. 3711, 328. 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/B595AD16.html.

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