No. 21
6 November 1858
I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your Despatch of the 2nd September 1858, No 17 1 transmitting for my information copy of correspondence between the Colonial Office and the Foreign Office, of the dates as per margin 2 touching certain queries addressedtoManuscript image to Her Majesty's Minister at Washington by the Secretary to the Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Governor of Vancouver's Island
and of British Columbia
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Merivale
Put by.
VJ 17 Jan
C Jany 18
  1. = Lytton to Douglas No. 17 CO 398/1, p. 87, 2 September 1858.
  2. Marginal note: F.O. 26 July 1858; C.O. 25 August 1858. The references are to: E. Hammond, Foreign Office, to Merivale, 26 July 1858, with sub-enclosures from Lord Napier to the Earl of Malmesbury, 12 July 1858, and William Hodge to Lord Napier, 2 July 1858; and Merivale to Hammond, 25 August 1858. They are printed in Papers Relative to the Affairs of British Columbia, Part I, pp. 63-65. Napier was minister at Washington and William Hodge was Secretary to the Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company.
People in this document

Carnarvon, Earl

Douglas, James

Hammond, Edmund

Hodge, William

Jadis, Vane

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Malmesbury, James, Howard

Merivale, Herman

Napier, Francis

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Colonial Office

Foreign Office

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British Columbia

Vancouver Island


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