Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
29th October 1866
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you, herewith, for the information of H.M. Secty of State for the Colonies an Extract of a letter from Rear Admiral the Honble J. Denman dated 13 Sepr No 117 reporting his visit to the Settlements of Nanaimo Comox & Cowichen; and repeating his recommendation that a dock should be constructed at Esquimalt.
I am Sir
Your obedient Servant
(Signed) W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by. See Minutes attached to W.O./11134/66.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Denman to Secretary to the Admiralty, 13 September 1866, reporting on his recent expedition up the coast of Vancouver Island and stressing the importance of building a dock in Esquimalt Harbour.
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Note on microfilm as follows: "Admiralty No 10314. 29 Oct/66. Visit of Admiral Denman to Nanaimo Comox (missing).