Phinn to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
20th Oct. 1856
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.

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