Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
29 July 1867
Sir,
With reference to your Letters of the 25th Inst, enclosing a Despatch to be transmitted to the Officer Administering the Government of British Columbia, by the first Officer of Her Majesty's Naval Service proceeding to that Colony, I am Commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you for the informationofManuscript image of His Grace the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos that there is no officer under Orders to proceed to British Columbia or Vancouver.
The Despatch is herewith enclosed.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
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CC 30 July
FR 30/7
CBA 31/7
Request Admiralty to inform us of first opportunity.
B&C 2/8
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Rogers to Secretary to the Admiralty, 25 July 1867, asking that the enclosed private despatch be forwarded to the colony at the first opportunity.
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Sir F. Rogers
This has been prepared by the D. of Buckingham's desire.
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Elliot to Secretary to the Admiralty, 9 August 1867, requesting to be informed of the first opportunity to have the despatch forwarded.
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Elliot to Secretary to the Admiralty, 29 October 1867, asking to be informed of any probable early opportunity to forward the despatch.
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Mr Elliot
We want to get out to B.C. an appendix to the Cypher. This is a reminder for yr conson.
Romaine, William Govett to Adderley, Charles Bowyer 29 July 1867, CO 60:30, no. 7395, 36. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B675AD09.html.

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