Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
19 January 1866
I am commanded by My Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to transmit herewith, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, an Extract of a letter dated the 27th November last, No 147—from rear Adml the Honble J. Denman—reporting his proceedings in affording protection to the Settlers at Comox, Vancouvers Island from a Tribe of Indians, called Euclataws, and that he had sent the "Clio" to afford protection andsupportManuscript image support to the British Settlers of Metlakahtla, British Columbia.
I am Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
We have recd no intelligence of these events from either Govr Seymour or Mr Birch. Put by for the present?
ABd 20-1
Mr Cardwell
Wait for reports from our own officers?
TFE 20/1
Reports not sent. Sent down with Arrear List. Put by.
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Extract, Denman to Secretary to the Admiralty, 27 November 1865, reporting on measures taken by him to protect the settlers on Vancouver Island, as per despatch.