No. 53
31 August 1861
Sir,
I have the honor of acknowledging the receipt of Your Grace's Despatch No 77 of the 9th May last, enclosing a memorandum from Mr Ffennell on the subject of the protection of the Salmon Fisheries ofBritishManuscript image British Columbia, and a subsequent correspondence with that gentleman.
I have also lately received the Fishery Act and official Reports bearing upon the matter in which Your Grace requested the Governor of Canada to send to me.
I have to thank Your Grace for those valuable documents, which afford so much useful informationonManuscript image on the methods of preserving and regulating Fisheries.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Graces most obedient
Humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 2 Novr
Put by.
TFE 2 Novr
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 31 August 1861, CO 60:10, no. 9797, 366. 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/B61053.html.

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