Downing Street
2 January 1857
With reference to my desp. of this day's date announcing the appointment of Captians Prevost & Richards to mark out a portion of the boundary line between GB & the United States, I transmit to you (confidentially & for your own information only) copy of the letter & accompanying paper of instructions addressed to those gentlemen by order of Lord Clarendon
I have the honor to be Sir,
Your most obedient humble servant
H. Labouchere

Governor Douglas
&c &c &c
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
  • Clarendon to Prevost, 20 December 1856, enclosing instructions for boundary commission.  
  1. The following transcription reflects the RG7 collection's version. Presumably, the original transcription team were working from the RG7 file, which is missing at this time.
Despatch from London:
Labouchere to Douglas, 2 January 1857, National Archives of the UK, CO 410/1. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed 22 May 2018. 

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