No. 34
22 June 1866
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 40 of the 25th April reporting the loss of the Mails on board the "Labouchere."
Upon the receipt of a Telegram from the Acting Consul at San Francisco announcingtheManuscript image the wreck of that vessel, I caused triplicates to be prepared of the Despatches sent from Southampton on the 2nd March. These were transmitted to you by the Mail of the 16th May.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
The Officer Administering the Government
People in this document

Birch, Arthur Nonus

Cardwell, Edward

Vessels in this document

Labouchere, 1858

Places in this document

San Francisco


Cardwell, Edward to Birch, Arthur Nonus 22 June 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/13, 233. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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