Lushington to Under-Secretary of State
23rd August 1871
With reference to my letter of the 19th Instant I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you, herewith, for the information of Earl Kimberley an Extract from a General Letter from Rear AdmiralFarquharManuscript image Farquhar dated at Esquimalt the 25 July stating that the "Sparrowhawk" would be placed at the disposal of the newly appointed Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia to convey him from San Francisco.
I am,
Your obedient Servant
Vernon Lushington
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Put by.
EBP 24/8/71
At once.
RGWH Aug 24/71
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Extract, Rear Admiral Farquhar to Admiralty, 25 July 1871, advising that the "Sparrowhawk" would be offered to Lieutenant Governor Trutch for passage to the colony from San Francisco.