Romaine to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
10 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 De Courcy of HM Ship Plylades, dated the 27th March, reporting on the state of affairs in Vancouver's Island and British Columbia.
I am etc.
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 11 May
TFE 12/5
C May 13
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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de Courcy to Rear Admiral Baynes, Commander in Chief, 27 March 1859, reporting on proceedings in British Columbia.