William Loney R.N. - Commissions
William Loney R.N. - Commissions

William Loney R.N.DocumentsLetterbook

Letter as Surgeon in HMS Emerald

Commission to Emerald

The signatory ("pro Secy.") is First Class Clark Charles Henry Pennell.

Prior informal enquiry:

Emerald enquiry

6th July 1860
Dear Loney,
Sir John Liddell wishes me to ascertain if you would like to become Surgeon of the "Emerald" in the event of a vacancy occurring in that ship? Will you send me a line by Bearer?
Yrs. truly
W K Fossett

The signatory is Chief Clerk of the Medical Department, William King Fossett.

Documentation of response to appointment:

Emerald response

Acknowledged receipt of this letter at once,
and on Monday the 16th [July 1860] advised the Board of my having joined the "Emerald".

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