7020. Vancouver's Island.

9 Augt 1849.
In reply to your Letter of the 4th Instant, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you that
2Sir J Pelly informed 20 Aug / 49
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Rear Admiral Hornby has been informed that Mr Richard Blanshard the recently appointed Governor of Vancouvers Island will leave England by the September Packet, and he has been directed to order one of Her Majesty's Ships, if possible, to be at Panama on Mr Blanshards arrival to convey himtoManuscript image to Vancouvers Island, and I am to request that you will inform Earl Grey of the same.
I am
Your most obedient
humble Servant
WAB Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Blanshard, Richard

Grey, Henry George

Hamilton, George Alexander

Hamilton, William Alexander Baille

Hawes, Benjamin

Hornby, Phipps

Jadis, Vane

Merivale, Herman

Pelly, John Henry

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Colonial Office

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

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