Corry to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
4 May 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 M. de Courcy of the HMS Pylades, dated the 10th March, together with a Copy of its enclosure 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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ABd 6/5
Not very satisfactory.
C May 7
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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de Courcy to Secretary of the Admiralty, 10 March 1859, transmitting a duplicate of letter sent to Rear Admiral Baynes.
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de Courcy to Baynes, Commander in Chief, 10 March 1859, 1859, reporting on proceedings in the colonies.