Forbes to Newcastle
New York
15th April 1861
My Lord Duke,
I shall feel greatly obliged for the answer to the letter that I did myself the honor to address to your Grace on the 13th Ulto respecting a free grant of Land for myself and two Sons to be forwarded to this place.
I have the honor to be My Lord Duke
Your Most obedient humble Servant
Robert Forbes
(late War Office)

To His Grace
The Duke of Newcastle
&c &c &c &c
Downing Street
Gt Britain
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Better send the writer a duplicate of the C.O. Letter of the 8 ulto to the address now furnished.
ABd 2 May
Mr Blackwood
Send it accordingly.
TFE 2/5
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Fortescue to Forbes, 7 May 1861, forwarding a duplicate copy of the Colonial Office reply of 8 April 1861.