Storks to Merivale
26th August 1858 Immediate
In reply to your letter of the 23d instant, I am directed by the Secretary of State for War to request that you will acquaint Sir E.B. Lytton that passages to Colon, en route to Vancouvers' Island, have been secured for 1 officer and 20 Men of the Royal Engineers, on board the contract Mail Steam Packet which will leave Southampton on the 2nd proximo.
I have the honor to be, Sir,
Your Obedient Servant
H.K. Storks
Herman Merivale Esqre
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Apprize Colonel Moody. Dft annexed.
ABd. 27 Augt.
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Merivale to Moody, 28 August 1858, informing him of the arrangements.