Fraser to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Hudson's Bay House,
London,
15 September 1858
Sir
In the absence of the Deputy Governor of the Hudsons Bay Company, I have the honor of acknowledging the receipt of your letter to him of the 9th Instant, 1 enclosing a copy of the Instrument under the Royal Sign Manual, revoking the Royal Grant to the Hudsons Bay Coy of the 30th May 1838, for exclusive Trading with the Indians, in as far as the same embraces the Territories comprised within the Colony of British Columbia.
I have etc.
Thomas Fraser
Secy
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Merivale
Put by.
ABd 16 Sepr
HM S 16
C S 16
Footnotes
  1. = M-HBC, 9 Sep 58, revocation of HBC license FIND?? Mer-HBC, 9 Sep 58, revocation of license
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Carnarvon, Earl

Fraser, Thomas

Merivale, Herman

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Hudson's Bay Company

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British Columbia

London

Fraser, Thomas to Merivale, Herman 15 September 1858, CO 60:2, no. 9463, 139. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B585MI01.html.

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