Sent by [?Ralph Bernal Osborne], Admiralty to H. Norton Shaw Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 21 December 1853.
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Transcriber: Lord, Annette
Transcription date: September 17, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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21st December 1853
Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty your letter of the 19th Inst. requesting on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society that Mr Wallace may be provided with a passage to Sydney, in H.M.S. Juno, I am commanded by my Lords to acquaint you, that the application must be made through the Foreign Office.
I am Sir Your most humble servant | Osborne [signature]
Royal Geographical Society
3 Waterloo Place
Rec[eive]d Dec[ember] 23
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