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Conditions letter Admiralty
31 Jany. 1874

Sir,
With reference to a letter of the 1st. ultimo from Dr. W Loney, Deputy Inspector General, of H.M. Naval Hospital at Hong-Kong, requesting that he be allowed to change his election from "Former" to "New" Regulations for Full Pay and Retirement, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you that they are pleased to sanction this officers change of election provided that

Vice Admiral Sir Charles A Shadwell KCB
or Senior Officer
Hong-Kong

Conditions letter that he accepts the "New" regulations for Full, Half-pay & Retirement.

I an, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
Robert Hall

The signatory is Naval Secretary Captain Robert Hall.
Conditions letter Forwarded to Commodore Parish, for the information of Deputy Inspector General Loney

Chas. F.A. Shadwell
Vice Admiral
31st. March 1874

___________

Forwarded for the information of the Deputy Inspector General

John Parish
Commodore
2 March 1874

[This latter date would seem to be in error, and someone (I assume: Dr Loney) has added '? April'. I assume that the addition 'R(eceived?) 1 Apl.' was also made by Dr Loney].

Vice-Admiral Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell was C-in-C China station at the time. Commodore John E. Parish was the "Naval Officer Commanding" of the naval hospital at Hong Kong (and thus Dr Loney's immediate surperior).
Conditions letter Royal Naval Hospital
Mount Shadwell
Hong Kong 16 April 1874

Sir
Referring to their Lordships' letter of the 31 January 1874 to Vice Admiral Sir Charles Shadwell, C Duplicate, No. 43, in reply to a letter from me of the 1 December 1873, I beg to say that I accept the new regulations for Full, Half-pay, and Retirement as their Lordship's [sic] are pleased to sanction.

I have the honor to be
Sir
Your most obedt. Servant
Wm. Loney
Depy. Inspr. General

To
The Secretary of the Admiralty
White Hall
London SW.

I do not know to which Regulations this correspondence refers.


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