No. 176
Government House Victoria
Vancouvers Island
2 July 1859
I have the honor to acknowledge your Despatch No 37 of the 23rd March adverting to a letter addressed to you by Mr H.M. Snyder from Victoria on the 20th December lastManuscript imagelast referring to a Memorial addressed to you by Proprietors, Householders, and Residents of Vancouver Island expressing their gratification at my appointment as Governor of British Columbia, and in accordance with your instructions I will inform Mr Snyder that you haveManuscript imagehave received hi letter.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by?
HT Irving 27 Augt
HM Augt 27
N 29