No. 9
3 February 1869
I transmit to you for your information, a Copy of a letter from the Admiralty with a Copy of a letter addressed by their Lordships to Rear Admiral the Honorable G. Hastings desiring him to make Valparaiso his future head quarters as Naval Commander in Chief in the PacificbutManuscript image but to keep one of the ships under his orders in the Neighbourhood of British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Briggs to the Under Secretary of State of the Colonial Office, 26 January 1869, transmitting a copy of a letter addressed to Hastings from the Admiralty.
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Briggs to Hastings, 26 January 1869, telling Hastings to "proceed in the H.M.S. "Zealous" to Valparaiso, and to consider that place as the Head Quarters for the Commander in Chief in the Pacific station until further orders."