No. 76
30 April 1861
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 10 of the 28th of January and to state that I am quite satisfied with the explanation which it affords on the subject of the letters addressed to you by Colonel Moody on the 24th and 22nd of August last, the first relating to the selection of the site for a town on the Semilkomeen River; the second respectingtheManuscript image the provision made in the Estimates of 1860-61 for the Royal Engineers.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your Obedient Servant,
Newcastle
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 30 April 1861, LAC RG7:G8C/9, 439. 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/B617076.html.

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