No. 31[b]
26 November 1858
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch, marked private of the 1st September last, 1 enclosing a copy of a memorandum drawn up by Captain R.B. Sinclair containing suggestions on various subjects connected withManuscript image the Colony of British Columbia—and I shall not fail to give them, especially to the marginal notes, which probably express the views of H.M. Government, my serious consideration.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by.
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At once.
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