Macfie to Colonial Office
Alton St
Blackburn
3d June/59
Sir
May I beg that you will favour me with an idea of the proportion of English and Scotch Emigrants (1) in Vancouver's island and (2) in British Columbia, according to the most recent accounts? It will be sufficient for my purpose to have a rough guess. I may say that I am urgently in want of the information, Manuscript imageand should feel obliged by a reply at your Earliest Convenience.
Hoping it may be in your power to meet my wishes,
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your obt Servt
Matthew Macfie
P.S. Address Rev. Mattw Macfie
Minutes by CO staff
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Ansr that this Office is unable to furnish the desired information.
ABd 6/6
Annex dt.
HM June 6
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to Macfie, 14 June 1859, advising that the information requested could not be provided by the Colonial Office.
Macfie, Matthew to Colonial Office 3 June 1859, CO 60:6, no. 5775, 597. 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/B596M01.html.

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