Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
31 July 1865
I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you that a Letter has been received from Rear Admiral Denman, No 75, of the 3rd Ultimo, reporting that he had sent the "Cameleon," on the 20th May, to New Westminster to the Governor of British Columbia, to afford him due support ontheManuscript image the occasion of a grand meeting of the Natives from the interior, in celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday; and that on the return of that Ship to Esquimalt, on the 31st May, he had despatched her immediately in pursuit of a French Canadian, named Antoine Lacanage, who had murdered Mr John D.B. Ogilvy, Deputy Collector of Customs, while in the execution of his duty onboardManuscript image board the Schooner "Langley," at Bentinck Arm.
I am,
Your most obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
There is nothing to be done on this Letter, I think.
ABd 2 August
Put by.
FR 2/8
EC 2 Aug