No. 101
30 November 1868
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you, for your information, a copy of a letter from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty forwarding extracts from a letter from Rear Admiral the Honorable G.F. Hastings, Commanding the Pacific Squadron giving an account of his visit to the gold Diggings of Cariboo andpointingManuscript image pointing out the great difficulty that would be experienced in sending any body of men from Her Majesty's ship to that place.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos
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Copy, Briggs to Rogers, 19 November 1868, extract of a letter written by Hastings regarding the difficulty there would be in sending men to the Cariboo.
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Copy, "Extract from a letter of Rear Admiral the Honorable G. Hastings C.B. dated "Zealous" at Esquimalt 30th September 1868 No 175.
People in this document

Briggs, J. H.

Grenville, Richard

Hastings, George Fowler

Rogers, Frederic

Seymour, Frederick

Organizations in this document

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

Vessels in this document

HMS Zealous

Places in this document

Cariboo Region

Esquimalt

Grenville, Richard to Seymour, Frederick 30 November 1868, NAC RG7:G8C/15, 510. 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/B687101.html.

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