No. 101, Miscellaneous
3 December 1860
My Lord Duke,
With reference to Your Grace's despatch No 25 of the 18th May, forwarding a letter from Mr T.M. Magee relative to some property left by one Bernard Rice who was shot at Yale, British British Columbia Manuscript image Columbia Columbia in December 1858, I have now the honor to transmit for your Grace's information copy of a Report I have received from Mr Whannell late Justice of the Peace at Yale, into whose charge the effects of the deceased were given.
2. Mr Whannell's explanation of the disposition he Manuscript image he made of Rice's effects appears to me to be satisfactory, and I am unable after diligent enquiry to furnish Your Grace with information on this subject from any other quarter.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Copy to Mr Magee. 4611/60.
ABd 31/1/61
TFE 31/1
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Whannell to W.A.G. Young, Colonial Secretary, 1 September 1860, reporting on the circumstances of Rice's death and the disposition of his estate.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to J.M. Magee, 6 February 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosure.