Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
25 January 1860
In reply to your letter of the 24th Instant, I am directed by Lord John Russell, to request that you will inform the Duke of Newcastle that His Lordship is of opinion that the Stores destined for the use of the Oregon Boundary Commission should be insured.
I am etc.
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Instruct the Agents General to insure these goods accly & add that they should recover payment from the War Dept—which Office, I am informed, is the Cashier of the Foreign Office in this matter.
ABd 27/1
Annex dt.
HM Jan 27
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Draft, Merivale to Edward Barnard, Crown Agents, 3 February 1860, requesting that the stores be insured and that application for repayment be made to the War Office.