THE ISLAND OF HERM UNDER JAMES STEVENS LINKLATER

Letter dated 25th November 1884 from the War Office to James Stevens Linklater

No. Guernsey 5/797

The Under Secretary of State for War
War Office
Pall Mall
London
25th November 1884

Sir,

I am directed to acknowledge the receipt of your letter dated 4th instant, and in reply to acquaint you that the Secretary of State for War declines to entertain any proposal for the acquisition by the War Departmrent of the Island of Herm.

I have the honour to be

Sir

Your obedient servant

H.* Schaw
for x.x.x.*

Jas. S. Linklater Esqre.
Commercial Wharf
Leith

Initials uncertain.