No. 23
Victoria Vancouver's Island
8th November 1855
Sir
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a packet from you, containing Despatches from Governors of British Colonies, transmitting addresses and Resolutions, on the subject of the war with Russia, and also correspondence relative to Addresses, Resolutions &c, received from the British Colonies, on the same subject, and Despatches from the Secretary of State, in reply to communications from Governors of British Colonies.  
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas
Governor

The Right Honble Sir William Molesworth Bart.
Her Majesty's principal Secretary of State
For the Colonial Department.
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Merivale
Put by.  
ABd
16 Jany
HM
Jan 16
HL
J 17
 
Despatch to London:
Douglas to Molesworth, 8 November 1855. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/getDoc.htm?id=V55123.scx. Accessed 18 November 2017. 

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