Corry to Merivale
Admiralty, S.W.
2 October 1858
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith for the information of Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs, an Extract from a letter dated the 27th August last, No 120, from Rear Adml Baynes reporting the arrival at Vancouver's Island of the Detachment of Sappers & Miners to be employed in the Survey of the Land portion of the Oregon Boundary.
I am, Sir
Your most obedient Servant
H. Corry
The Under Secretary of State
for Colonial Affairs
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
This is a Foreign Office affair. I should suppose a similar communication had been addressed to that Dept by the Admiralty. If so, put by.
ABd. 5 Oct.
F. Office L[edger] F[olio]
HM O 5
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Extract, Baynes to Secretary of the Admiralty, Callao, 27 August 1858, reporting the arrival of Col. Hawkins and his men on 12 July 1858.