Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
13 September 1861
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith, for the information of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, a Copy of a Letter dated the 9th July, No 184, from Rear Admiral Sir Thos Maitland, with Copies of its enclosures relative to the Order for the removal of United States Troops from San Juan having been countermanded.
I am etc.
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Apprize the For: Office.
[The following sentence crossed out:]
Do the F.O. know it already?
FR 18/9
Put by. F.O./8397.
ABd 18 Sepr
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Maitland to Secretary to the Admiralty, 9 July 1861, forwarding correspondence relative to the occupation of San Juan Island.
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Captain G. Bazalgette, Royal Marines, to Maitland, 29 June 1861, forwarding correspondence received from J.W. Forsyth, Captain Pickett's 1st Lieutenant.
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Forsyth to Bazalgette, 29 June 1861, forwarding copy of Special Orders just received.
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Extract, Headquarters, District of Oregon, to [Pickett], 21 June 1861, Special Orders No. 13, revoking previous orders to withdraw U.S. troops from San Juan, signed by J.S. Mason, and certified as official by Forsyth.