No. 109, Miscellaneous
9 March 1859
I have duly received your Despatch No 59 of the 29th December last, forwarding to me Copy of a Despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington upon the subject of the loan made by me as Governor of Vancouver's IslandManuscript imageIsland, from my private purse, on the urgent appeal of Governor Stevens, to assist the Citizens of Washington Territory in their necessities in the year 1856, and I trust through your kind exertions the money will ultimately be repaid.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Lord Carnarvon
This debt is settled. Put by.
ABd 2/May
C May 2