Sent by Henry Unwin Addington, Foreign Office to H. Norton Shaw Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 27 September 1853.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Brunnen, Claire
Transcription date: August 13, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
September 27 1853,
With reference to your letter of the 5 Instant, I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to state to you that Mr Wallace should apply to the Admiralty, when he is ready to proceed on his Scientific Expedition to the Eastern Seas, in order that he may be informed whether an opportunity then exists for a Passage in one of Her Majesty’s Ships to Singapore, as the vessels now preparing for the East Indies will have sailed1 [] before November next.
I am, | Sir, | Your most obedient, | humble servant
1. ‘The Secretary to the Geographical Society’ written at bottom left of page.
2. ‘1853 Foreign Office Re[MS illeg] Sept[ember] 29’ written on page in different hand.
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