Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
30 September 1862
I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, that, on the application of Governor Douglas, Mr William A.G. Young, Paymaster RN, has been permitted to retain his appointment as ColonialSecretaryManuscript image Secretary at Victoria, and directions have been given for Mr Youngs discharge from the books of the Flag Ship on the Pacific Station where he had been ordered to be borne, for the purpose of waiting a passage to England.
I am, Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The application of Govr Douglas must have been made by him direct to the Admy. We have recd none. I shd put this by for reference when needed.
ABd 2 Octr
Put by as proposed.
TFE 2 Octr
Romaine, William Govett to Fortescue, Chichester 30 September 1862, CO 305:19, no. 9713, 335. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/V625AD04.html.

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