Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
27 May 1864
I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 26th Instant, enclosing a Copy of a Letter from Mr C.W. Franks, requesting a Passage from Panama to Vancouver's Island, via HM Ship "Sutlej," and I am to acquaint you, in reply, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, thatMy LordsManuscript image My Lords have no objection to Admiral Denman granting Mr Franks a Passage, provided No public expense is thereby incurred, and that he may apply to that Officer.
I am,
Your most obedient Servant,
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 28 May
TFE 30/5
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Elliot to Charles Franks, 1 June 1864, forwarding copy of answer from the Admiralty regarding his passage to Vancouver Island.