Addington to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
August 25th 1853
I am directed by The Earl of Clarendon to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 23d Instant, enclosing copies of a correspondence received from the Lieut. Governor of Vancouver's Island on the subject of the plunder and destruction of the American Vessel "Susan Sturges" by a party of the Natives of Queen Charlotte's Island, and I am to request thatyouManuscript image you will state to His Grace the Duke of Newcastle that Lord Clarendon entirely approves the measures taken by the Lieut. Governor with reference to that affair.
I am, Sir,
Your most obedient, humble Servant
H.U. Addington

[T.]F. Elliot Esqre
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The Duke of Newcastle will probably now sign the annexed despatch to the Governor.
ABd 26 August
TFE 26/8
FP 26
N 27