No. 71
3 August 1860
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Grace's despatch No. 27, of the 25th May, relative to the proposed formation of a settlement for Indian converts to Christianity Manuscript image Christianity, and I observe with much satisfaction that your Grace has been pleased to sanction the reserve of several hundred acres of land in the neighbourhood of Fort Simpson, for the use and benefit of the Indians, subject to certain stipulations which I shall cause Manuscript image cause to be observed.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 27 Sep
TFE 29/9
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 3 August 1860, CO 60:8, no. 9347, 11. 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/B60071.html.

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