Sent by John Wodehouse, Foreign Office to H. Norton Shaw Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 11 January 1854.
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Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Brunnen, Claire
Transcription date: September 17, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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January 16 1854
I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th ultimo, requesting that a Passage might be provided in Her Majesty’s Ship "Juno" as far as Australia for Mr Wallace who is about to proceed on a scientific expedition to the Eastern Archipelago; and I am to state to you in reply that His Lordship regrets to inform you that the "Juno" will not proceed1 [] proceed direct to Australia, the destination of that vessel having been changed.
I am, | Sir, | your most obedient, | humble servant | Wodehouse [signature]2
1. The Secretary to the Royal Geographical Society is written at the bottom of the page.
2. 1853 Jan[uary] 11 Foreign Office Rec[eive]d Jan[uary] 12 is written sideways on page.
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