Phinn to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
20th Oct. 1856
Sir,
With reference to your letter of the 17th Instant, requesting to be informed whether any Vessel of War is likely to be despatched to the North Pacific; I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you, for the information of Mr Secretary Labouchere, that Her Majestys Steamer Satellite will proceed thither in the course of a fortnight or three weeks, and is now at Devonport.
I am Sir
Your most obedient Servant
Thos. Phinn

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Avail ourselves of this oppy for sending the books &c to VanCouver's Island.
ABd 21 Oct
Mr Blackwood
Meantime put by.
TFE 21/10
Phinn, Thomas to Merivale, Herman 20 October 1856, CO 305:7, no. 9579, 150. 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/V565AD05.html.

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