Pease to Colonial Office
Wodehouse Place
30 Mar 1866
Enclosed I beg to hand you extract of the letter to which I alluded in my call upon you on Saturday last.
I am sorry that having left the letter in the Vote office by accident I then gave you soManuscript image much needless trouble.
I trust you will now be able to answer my enquiries as to whether Your department has received any tidings of the effects of the deceased officer.
Yours truly
J.H. Pease

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The Chief Secretary
Police &c &c Department
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Blackwood
It will be seen from the Minutes on 4033 that in May 1864 we sent Mr Pease all the information we possessed about this case. The enquiry now is as to the effects of the deceased person, and on this point we must ask the Govr to institute enquiry & report the result. Write accordingly to inform Mr Pease?
VJ 3 April
Proceed accg.
FR 3/4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, A.F. Pemberton, Commissioner of Police, to Mrs. Curry, 28 April 1864, advising her of the death of her son and the disposition of his estate.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Pease, 7 April 1866, advising that the governor had been asked to furnish information on the effects of John Curry.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 13, 6 April 1866.