No. 19
23 March 1869
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 4 of the 4th January enclosing a letter from Rear Admiral Hastings, expressing his belief that it is unnecessary to confer local brevet rank on the Officer in Command of the Force stationed at San Juan.
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The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to whom the subject was referred concur in the opinion expressed by Rear Admiral Hastings.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Granville
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Seymour, Frederick 23 March 1869, NAC RG7:G8C/16, 101. 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/B697019.html.

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