COPY of a LETTER from Major-General Lord FitzRoy Somerset to
Lieutenant-General the Right honourable Sir R.
(Prepared, pursuant to an Order of The House of Commons, dated 6th March 1835.)
Sn*, Horse Guards, January 8, 1835.
In reference to your several Letters, and the Papers which they contained, relative to the late melancholy collision at Gurtroe and Rathcormac, I have received the General Commanding in Chief's directions to request that you will convey to the Officers and Men employed on the occasions referred to, the satisfaction with which he has learnt that their conduct, under circumstances the most trying, was such as to call forth the most unqualified approbation on the part of the Magistrates.
I have, &c.
(signed) FitzRoy Somerset.
the Right hoiv jSir R.
Vivian, Bart, k.c.b.