Corry to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
15 April 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 Captain De Courcy, of HM Ship Pylades, dated the 24th Feby, containing intelligence respecting Vancouver Island and British Columbia.
I am etc.
H. Corry
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
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C Apl 16
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Captain Michael de Courcy, HMS Pylades, to Rear Admiral Baynes, Pacific Station, 24 February 1859, reporting on proceedings in the colonies.