No. 50
Downing Street
3 October 1860
I am directed by the Secretary of State to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a letter from the Admiralty respecting the accounts for the Shipment and delivery of stores sent to British Columbia in the "Thames City," and I am desired to instruct you to communicateManuscript image a copy of the same to Colonel Moody.
I have the honor to be
Your Obedient Servant
C. Fortescue
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Richards to Merivale, 19 September 1860, informing him that, with regards to the Colonial Office stores sent to British Columbia aboard Thames City, due to the very irregular manner in which the shipment and delivery of these stores were arranged by Colonel Moody, considerable difficulty has been experienced in the investigation of the claim.