RE Camp, New Westminster,
30th September, 1859
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt
this morning of your communication of the 14th Instant,
referring to the case of Lt. Wilson RE having applied to me for a
District Court Martial to be assembled for the trial of No. 2209
Sapper James Kearney, of the 32nd Company of Royal
Engineers attached to the North American Boundary Commission under
Your approval of the steps taken by that
Officer, under the circumstances, has my entire concurrence.
I submit herewith the proceedings of the
Court martial, which have been approved by me, and shall feel obliged
by your returning them, according to the rules of the Service, to the
president, Captain Parsons RE, by whom they have to be transmitted to
the Judge Advocate General, after they have been read out to the Men
under your command, and the usual extract made.
Sapper Kearney is undergoing his Imprisonment
here according to Lt. Wilsonís request.
I have etc., etc.,
RC Moody, Colonel Commanding
To Captain Haig, RA, Commanding NAB