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Record number: WCP3679

Sent by:
[ ? Ralph Bernal Osborne ]
Sent to:
Henry Norton Shaw
21 December 1853

Sent by [?Ralph Bernal Osborne], Admiralty to Henry Norton Shaw Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 21 December 1853.

Record created:
12 January 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline
Verified by:
22/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


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LETTER (WCP3679.3583)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Royal Geographical Society
Finding number:
RGS Corr. Block CB4 1851-60 FOREIGN OFFICE
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Ralph Bernal Osborne Literary Estate.
Record scrutiny:
22/08/2012 - 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]

The Secretary

Royal Geographical Society

3 Waterloo Place




Rec[eive]d Dec[ember] 23

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