No. 38, Miscellaneous
21 April 1860
My Lord Duke
I have the honor to transmit herewith
In a box.
for your Grace's inspection, a specimen of gold weighing 4 oz. 3 dwts. which was found on Quesnelles River, and which is interesting from the fact of its being the largest Manuscript image largest piece yet found in that district of British Columbia.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Box given to P. Secretary.
A specimen of B. Columbia gold having been already sent by this Office to the Geological Museum in Jermyn Street It wd seem unnecessary to forward this specimen there.
ABd 11 June
This despatch and the specimens by which it was accompanied should of course be acknowledged.
TFE 11 June
CF 12
N 14
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 35, 20 June 1860.
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 21 April 1860, CO 60:7, no. 5823, 187. 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/B60038.html.

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