Colvile to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Hudsons Bay House
June 17th 1853
I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter dated the 15th Instant informing me, by direction of the Duke of Newcastle, that Her Majesty's Ship Trincomalee has been ordered to proceed to Vancouver and Queen Charlotte's Islands, and I have to requestthatManuscript image that you will convey to His Grace the thanks of the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company for this Communication.
I have the honour to be Sir
Your Most Obedient Servant
A. Colvile

Herman Merivale Esqre
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 18 June
HM June 18
FP 18
N 18