Peel to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
War Department
3rd September 1855
With reference to your letter of the 15th Ultimo with its enclosure (herewith returned) from the Governor of Vancouver's Island containing a report of the steps he had taken for giving effect to a requisition which he had received from the Commander of Her Majesty's Naval Forces on that Station, I am directed by Lord Panmure to transmit to you, for the information of Secretary Sir William Molesworth, a copy of the answer which has been returned to a reference made to the Department of theLordsManuscript image Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty on this subject.
I am Sir
Your obedient Servant
F. Peel

H. Merivale Esqre
&c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Inform the Governor of the Admiralty determination?
Mr Blackwood
For draft.
TFE 4 Sept
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Thomas Phinn, Admiralty, to Under-Secretary, War Department, 27 August 1855, advising that the Admiralty will reimburse for naval expenses upon receipt of “proper vouchers” from the HBC.