Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
30 July 1864
I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you, herewith, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, an extract from a Letter of the 4th Ultimo, No 67, from Vice Admiral Kingcome, reporting an unsuccessful attempt having been made by the Gun Boat "Forward," in conjunction with Governor Seymour, to discover the Murderers of 24 Men employed in making a Road fromBute InletManuscript image Bute Inlet and the North Bentinck Arm, to Cariboo.
I am
your most obedient Servant,
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
The Naval Authorities are cooperating satisfactorily.
Sir Jas Douglas mentioned to me that he had heard that Mr Brew—the Police Magistrate who had been sent in pursuit of the Indians—had returned to Alexandria "re inspecta."
ABd 1 Augt
FR 1/8
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EC 2
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Vice Admiral Kingcome to Admiralty, 4 June 1864, Extract describing the participation of the Forward in attempting to locate the murderers.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Secretary to the Admiralty, 9 August 1864, acknowledging receipt of letter.