Historical Records of New Zealand
John Croker to Under-Secretary Twiss
John Croker to Under-Secretary Twiss.
I am commanded by His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral to transmit to you the accompanying copy of a letter from Mr. Samuel Curtis, recommending the culture of New Zealand flax for the use of the Royal Navy, together with a copy of a report from the Navy Board on the flax, and I am to request you will lay the same before the Secretary, Sir George Murray.
I am, &c.,
H. Twiss, Esq. John Croker.*
* John Croker was Secretary to the Admiralty.—F.M.B.