Sent by John Wodehouse, Foreign Office to H. Norton Shaw Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 13 January 1854.
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Transcriber: Brunnen, Claire
Transcription date: September 17, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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January 13 1854
With reference to my letter of the 11th instant relative to the request of the Royal Geographical Society for a passage to Australia for Mr Wallace who is about to proceed on a scientific expedition to the Eastern Archipelago, I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to inform you that Her Majesty’s Ship "Frolic" will sail for Australia from Portsmouth in a few days, and I am to request that you will inform Lord Clarendon whether Mr Wallace wishes to avail himself of this opportunity.
I am, Sir, | your most obedient, | humble servant | Wodehouse [signature]1
Rec[eive]d Ans[wered] Jan[uary] 14
1. The Secretary to the Royal Geographical Society is written at bottom of page.
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