Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
31 March 1866
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to transmit herewith, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, a Copy of a letter dated the 24th January last from Captain Turnour of the Clio—with Copy of its Enclosure, reporting his proceedings against Indians at Fort Rupert, Vancouvers Island.
I am Sir,
Your most obedient Servt
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
No infn about this. Put by for future reference.
ABd 2 April
It took place in Decr—ought not the Govr to be told that any proceedings of this kind agst Indians shd be reported witht fail as they occur?
FR 2/4
EC 3
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, N.E.B. Turnour to Secretary to the Admiralty, 24 January 1866, reporting his proceedings against Indian murderers at Fort Rupert.
Copy, Kennedy to Turnour, 5 January 1866, conveying his thanks for the "effective manner in which you punished the Turbulent Tribe of Indians" at Fort Rupert.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 12, 6 April 1866.