Osborne to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
2nd March 1853
Sir
Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty your Letter of the 28th Feby, requesting to be informed what measures have been taken with regard to H.M. Ships visiting Vancouver's Island; I am commanded to state, for the information of His Grace The Duke of Newcastle, that a Copy of your Letter has been sent for the guidance of Rear Admiral Moresby who has intimated his intention ofManuscript image of sending two Ships of War to Vancouver's Island.
I am, Sir,
Your most obedient humble Servant
R. Osborne

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Inform the Governor, & the Hudson's Bay Company.
ABd 3 March
HM Mh 3
FP 3
N 4
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Colonial Office to A. Colvile, Hudson's Bay Company, 11 March 1853, informing him that Moresby intended to despatch two ships of war to Vancouver Island.
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 3, 8 March 1853.
Osborne, Ralph to Merivale, Herman 2 March 1853, CO 305:4, no. 1911, 112. 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/V535AD02.html.

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