Barclay to Desart (Parliamentary Under-Secretary)
Hudson's Bay House
December 8th 1852
My Lord,
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Your Lordship's letter of the 3rd Ultimo transmitting for the information of the Directors of the Hudson's Bay Company a Copy of a letter and of its enclosures from the Board of Admiralty relative to the proceedings of Rear Admiral Moresby in regard to Queen Charlotte's and Vancouver's Islands; and I am directed to request that you will convey to Sir John Pakington the thanks of the Governor and Committee for this communication which would have been acknowledged sooner had it not been accidentally mislaid.
I have the honour to be
My Lord,
Your Lordship's mo: obedt humble Servant
A. Barclay

The Right Honble
The Earl of Desart
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Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
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ABd 10 Decr
HM D 10
D 10
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