894. Van Couvers Island.
No. 1.
Decembr 26. 1849.
My Lord,
I hereby beg to inform you of my arrival at Panama on my way to Vancouvers Island,
2Copy to the Hudson's Bay Comp. for informait 11 Feb/50
on the 28th of November; I have as yet heard nothing from Admiral Hornby, relative to my further passage, nor have I had any opportunity of communicating with him, by the Lima Mail Packet, which sails tomorrow, I intend to forward to the Admiral a copy of the dispatch dated the 9th August, relating thereto withManuscript image a copy of which I was furnished by the Admiralty previous to leaving England,
I am
Your Lordships Obedient Servant
Richard Blanshard
Governor of Vancouvers Island.

1The Rt Honble
The Earl Grey.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Admiral Hornby has already stated that he could not afford a passage to Mr Blanshard & Sir J. Pelly has been so informed.
2 Feby.
To the Hud. B.C ? […]
HM Feb. 2
F. 4 BH
G. 4
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Draft, Colonial Office to Sir John Pelly, Hudson's Bay Company, 11 February 1850, forwarding a copy of the despatch.
  1. This addressee information appears at the foot of the first page of the despatch; see image scan.
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People in this document

Blanshard, Richard

Grey, Henry George

Hawes, Benjamin

Hornby, Phipps

Jadis, Vane

Merivale, Herman

Pelly, John Henry

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Colonial Office

Hudson's Bay Company

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

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Vancouver Island