Briggs to Under-Secretary of State
18th June 1868
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to transmit herewith, for the information of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, an Extract of a letter from Rear Admiral Hastings relative to the selection of Victoria as the Capital of British Columbia.
I am
Your obedient Servant
John Henry Briggs
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Put by.
CC 20/6
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At once.
FR 20/6
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Extract, Rear Admiral Hastings to Admiralty, 7 May 1868, reporting favourably on the choice of Victoria as capital.