Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
28 March 1862
With reference to your letter of the 24th Instant, acknowledging the receipt of my letter of the 14th Instant, respecting the two Guns landed from H.M.S. "Bacchante," and "Topaze," for the defence of Victoria, and Esquimalt, Vancouver Island, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you, for the information of His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, that these Guns have been reported to theWarManuscript image War Department, and are now considered as belonging to that Department.
I am, Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by? The Govr has been informed.
VJ 31 March
Put by.
TFE 31/3
Romaine, William Govett to Rogers, Frederic 28 March 1862, CO 305:19, no. 3065, 334. 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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