7416. Vancouver's Isld
6 Septr 1850
Sir
Her Majesty's Steam Ship Driver having afforded a Passage from Callao to Vancouvers Island
Ansd 24 Sept/50
between the 17th Jany and 6th of April last to His Excellency Richard Blanshard, Governor of Vancouvers Island, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to request you will inform me if Earl Grey is of opinion that the expense of this Passage should be paid by the public.
I am, Sir
Your most obedient Servant
W.A.B Hamilton
B. Hawes Esqr
Colonial Department
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Acquaint the Admty that Ld Grey is of opinion that the expense of this passage should be borne by the Public? — See letter from this Dt to the Admiralty of 4 Augt/49 with 6637 Vancouvers Island.
W Halksworth
7 Sept/50
HM S 9
S 10 BH
G. 12
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Draft, Colonial Office to Hamilton, 24 September 1850, re-affirming that the expense of conveying Blanshard from Callao to Vancouver Island should be borne by the public.
Hamilton, George Alexander to Hawes, Benjamin 6 September 1850, CO 305:2, no. 7416, 181. 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/V505AD03.html.

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