No. 80
7th June 1870
My Lord,
I have had the honor to receive Your Lordship's Despatch No 42 of the 21st April last, acquainting me that the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty desired to beinformedManuscript image informed what amount of punishment was awarded to two men, named Lyons, and Shakespeare, who were convicted in the Colonial Court at Esquimalt in 1869, of having assisted two men in an attempt to desert from Her Majesty's Ship "Satellite."
2. In reply, I have the honor to acquaint you that Lyons wassentencedManuscript image sentenced to twelve months imprisonment, the last month with hard labour, and Shakespeare to three Months imprisonment with hard labour.
I have the honor to be
My Lord
Your most obedient
humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
To the Admiralty. L[edger] F[olio].
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At once.
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