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Historical Records of New Zealand

John Croker to Under-Secretary Twiss

John Croker to Under-Secretary Twiss.

Admiralty Office, 2nd Sep., 1828.


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.