Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
4th February 1853
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith for the information of the Duke of Newcastle a Copy of a Letter from Rear Adml Moresby dated the 14th of Decr last No 121, relative to the proceedings of the Squadron under his orders.
I am Sir
Your most obedient Servant
W.A.B. Hamilton

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Rear Admiral Fairfax Moresby to Admiralty, 14 December 1852, reporting on the status of the Pacific squadron, and his dispatch of HMS Tricomalee to Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlottes in early April.