28 March 1858
I transmit to you a copy of a letter which I have received from the Secretary toManuscript image the Admiralty touching the sale of Thetis Island in Esquimault Harbour, and of the answer which I have caused to be returned to it. It appears from the correspondence that you have been anxious to further the views of the Naval Authorities as far as lay in your power; and I hope that this can be effected, consistently with what is due to the purchaser of the Island.
I have etc.
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Douglas, James

Stanley, Edward Henry

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Esquimalt Harbour

Thetis Island, in Esquimalt Harbour