No. 73
Downing Street,
2 June 1859
Sir,
I transmit to you herewith the Copy of a letter from the Hudson's Bay Company and of the answer which I have caused to be returned to it respecting the employment of the Reverend Edward Cridge as Chaplain in Vancouver's Island. I have to request that you will submittoManuscript image to the decision of the Legislature of the Island, the proposal of Mr Cridge to enter into a fresh agreement to act in this capacity.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Carnarvon
in the absence of Sir E.B. Lytton
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.H. Berens to Lytton, 20 May 1859, regarding the renewal of Rev. Edward Cridge's appointment as colonial chaplain.
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Merivale to Berens, 3 June 1859, stating legislature of VI must decide if engagement is to be renewed.
Carnarvon, Earl to Douglas, James 2 June 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/8, 117. 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/B597073.html.

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