Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
3 October 1859
I am directed by Lord John Russell to transmit to you, for the information of His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, a copy of a letter which has been addressed to The Board of Admiralty from which His Grace will learn that the suggestions, contained in your letterManuscript imageletter of the 28th Ultimo, for an increase of our Naval Force on the North West Coast of America have been carried out by Lord John Russell.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
When we are informed that the Admiralty have complied with this requisition then inform the Governor.
ABd 5 Oct
Meantime put by?
TFE 6/10
Shall we be so informed?
N 9
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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A draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 27, 29 September 1859 [apparently misfiled, as it relates to B.C., not Vancouver Island].
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Hammond to Secretary to the Admiralty, 2 October 1859, requesting that a first class frigate and other ships be sent to Vancouver Island.
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 3 October 1859, CO 305:12, no. 9924, 296. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/V595FO16.html.

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