Henry Jenkins, Clerk, Gibraltar Yard. Has informed the Board of the death of Mr. Blanckley Naval Officer here and Captain Stott of the Alarm, the Commanding Officer, ordered the keys of the stores to be delivered to him. Has been the Clerk here for 25 years and acted for Mr. Blanckley whilst he was absent but Captain Stott has appointed Mr. Morris, Master of the Alarm, to take the stores into his charge. He is now unable to settle Mr. Blanckley's public accounts, which are in arrears or to sort the victualling accounts. Asks if in view of his long service he may succeed the deceased.