Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
19 January 1866
Sir,
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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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.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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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.
Romaine, William Govett to Forster, William Edward 19 January 1866, CO 305:30, no. 774, 3. 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/V665AD01.html.

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