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COLONIAL SECRETARY E. D. SHEA TO MATTHEW FORTESCUE.
RECORD BOOK, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND. Volume 57, page 303.
8th October, 1880.
I have to acknowledge your note of 24th July with a/c exhibiting distribution of 20 Barrels flour and 1 cask of Molasses from the Newfld. Government, left at Rigoulette by H.M.S. “Druid” together with an acknowledgement from each Recipient of the quantity received.
I have, &c.,
(Signed) E. D. SHEA, Col. Sec.
Matthew Fortescue, Esq., J.P.,