Wolleyto Under-Secretary of State
28 February 1871
Sir,
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to request you will inform the Earl of Kimberley that Rear Admiral Farquhar in a letter dated the 17th January reports that the "Scylla"hadManuscript image had left Esquimalt on the 4th October last to visit Nanaimo, Bute Inlet, Port Augusta, Departure Bay and Burrard Inlet; also that the "Sparrowhawk" had been employed conveying the Governor of British Columbia on a tour of inspection, visiting the various ports on the Coast of Vancouver, and had afterwards proceeded to Nanaimo to prevent outrages on the part of the disaffected miners.
I am Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
Thos. Wolley
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Nothing on this subject from Govr Musgrave.
Put by.
CC 1/3
RGWH Mar 1/71
EHKH 2/3/71
K March 2/71
Wolley, Thomas to Knatchbull-Hugessen, Edward Hugessen 28 February 1871, CO 60:44, no. 2169, 198. 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/B715AD01.html.

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