No. 45
9 December 1858
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 23 of the 17th Septr last acquainting me that the Society for the propogation of the Gospel, have selected the Revd James Gammage, to officiate among the mining population of British Columbia that you hadprovidedManuscript image provided Mr Gammage, (who will be paid by the Society), with a passage in the Ship "Thames City which was about to take out the party of Engineers to British Columbia. 1
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 29 Jany
At once.
HM Jan 29