Storks to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
15 November 1858
Referring to a correspondence between this Department, the Foreign Office, and the Governor of Vancouver's Island, on the subject of the cost of the Buildings which have been erected under the order of the latter, for the accommodation of the North American Boundary Surveying Expedition, I am directed by Major General Peel to request that you will move Secretary Sir E. Lytton to instruct Governor Douglas to take steps, so soon as the Services in which Lieutenant Colonel Hawkins is employed shall have been completed,Manuscript image for disposing of the Buildings in question to the best advantage, and remitting the proceeds to this Country to be carried to the credit of the Foreign Office.
I have etc.
H.K. Storks
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Instruct the Govr accordingly?
VJ 16 Nov
TFE 15 Nov
Annex dt.
C Nov 16