3045. Vancouver's Island.

12th April 1851
With reference to your Letter of the 8th Instant, stating that Earl Grey does not consider that the Expence of the Passage of Governor Blanshard on board Her Majestys
1Gov Blanshard instructed to pay 20 Apr/50 No 8
Ansd 20 Nov/51.
Ship Daedalus between the 30th of Septr and 9th of Octr last is one which ought to be paid by the Public, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you that as the Captain of the Daedalus is entitled to be paid for this Passage their Lordships request that Lord Grey will cause Governor BlanshardtoManuscript image to be called upon to pay to Captain Wellesley of the Daedalus the sum of Forty seven Pounds fifteen shillings, being the allowance due to him on account thereof
I am Sir
Your most obedient Servant,
J. Parker
B Hawes Esqr
Colonial Department.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Apply to Governor Blanshard? Who will, I suppose, in turn call upon the Company.
ABd 14/4.
HM Apl 14
A 15 BH
G. 15
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Grey to Blanshard, No. 8, 20 April 1851.
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Draft, Colonial Office to Parker, 20 November 1851, forwarding a copy of Blanshard's response to the request that he pay for his passage to Fort Rupert.
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People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Blanshard, Richard

Grey, Henry George

Hawes, Benjamin

Merivale, Herman

Parker, John

Wellesley, George G.

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Hudson's Bay Company

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

Vessels in this document

HMS Daedalus, 1826-1911

Places in this document

Fort Rupert, or T'sakis

Vancouver Island