Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
24th July 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, a copy of a letter from Rear Admiral Hastings, dated the 17th June No 94, reporting the results of a visit he paid, in HMS "Sparrowhawk," to the several settlementsinManuscript image in the north of British Columbia.
I am
Your obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir. F. Rogers
Admiral Hastings will no doubt have reported all this to the Governor.
Ackn. with thanks & then "put-by"?
CC 27 July
FR 27/7
CBA 28/7
B&C 29/7
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Rear Admiral Hastings to Secretary of the Admiralty, 17 June 1868, reporting on release of two Indian slaves at Metlakahtla and status of a coal mine on Queen Charlotte Island.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Secretary of the Admiralty, 4 August 1868, acknowledging receipt of the letter.