Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
23rd April 1866
In reply to your letter of the 19th Instant with its enclosure from the Governor of Vancouvers Island, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you for the information of the Secretary of State for the Colonies that Lieutenant Philip J. Hankin has been granted two years further leave of absence to enable him to retain the appointment of Superintendent of Police at Victoria, Vancouvers Island.
I am,
Your obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Acquaint the Governor.
ABd 24 April
TFE 24/4
Minutes by CO staff
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 18, 27 April 1866.