|20th Wednesday – The steamer “Eliza
Anderson” came along side about 2 p.m.: we
immediately set to work getting the cargo shifted into her. Luard
tumbled down the hatchway. I took a boat manned with our
own men, and went off at once to the “Pylades” and brought
off the Surgeon: he was cut about the head a good deal, but not
gave the “Bill of Lading” for the tent etc. belonging to Ogilvie to Messer Dickson and Hamley and also
had a note left for him at the Post Office in Victoria authorizing
them to delivering it to him.
I lunched at the
Governor Douglas, gave him the letter of
introduction that Mr. Morris gave me. I afterwards went with Cooper and St. John
of the Marines and called upon the Works about a mile and a half
out of Victoria. I then rode back to Esquimalt.
I dined with St. John
on board the “Brisbane” every one was very civil and kind:
Their band played in the evening on the main deck.
--From the Journal of Lt. Lempriere, RE,
on board the Thames City in