Moody to Under-Secretary of State
14th March 1860
I have the honour to enclose for the information of the Secretary of State Duplicates of two letters dated 13th Inst addressed by me to HE the Governor of this Colony and of Vancouver Island in reference to the joint military occupation of the disputed group of Islands in the Gulf of Georgia.
I have the honour to be
Yr most obedient humble Sert
R.C. Moody
Colonel R.E.

The Under Secretary of State for the Colonies
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
See 5417.
The Governor has not yet written to us on the subject of this correspondence. He may not think necessary to do so. Simply acke, I shd say, through the Governor.
ABd 1 June
TFE 2 June
CF 4
This might as well be sent to the F.O.?
N 5
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 18 June 1860, forwarding copy of the enclosures.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Moody to Douglas, Confidential, 13 March 1860, advising that he was sending Captain Parsons to assess possible sites for the British military encampment on San Juan Island.
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Moody to Douglas, Confidential, 13 March 1860, recommending that the military force be sent to Orcas Island instead of San Juan, with explanation.
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Douglas to Moody, 5 March 1860, asking for his opinion on the sites being considered for a military encampment on San Juan.
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Rear Admiral R.L. Baynes to Douglas, 2 March 1860, forwarding copy of a report and tracings made by Captain Prevost on the proposed site.
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Extract, Prevost to Baynes, 23 February 1860, outlining the advantages and disadvantages of seven possible sites for a military encampment on San Juan.
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Moody to Parsons, 13 March 1860, assigning him the task of determining a suitable site on San Juan.
Moody, Richard Clement to Fortescue, Chichester 14 March 1860, CO 305:15, no. 5477, 602. 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.

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