Lushington to Under-Secretary of State
Admiralty, S.W.
29th August 1870
With reference to your letter of the 16th inst I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you for the information of the Earl of Kimberley that My Lords see no objection whatever to the course proposed therein, to address a Circular Despatch to the Governors of the Colonies instructing them that all stores supplied by the Admiralty should be paid for on the spot.
I am
Your obedient Servant
Vernon Lushington
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Now prepare the Circular?
CC 30/8
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At once.
RGWH Aug 30/70
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Circular despatch, Kimberley to all Colonies, 10 September 1870, as per despatch.