Bell to Secretary of State
Blackness Farm, Dundee
19 Feby /62
Right Honble Sir
I would like you to inform me whether Government offers to approvable Emigrants free passages to British Columbia. An answer will oblige.
Yours most respy
James C. Bell

The Rt Honble
The Secretary for the Colonies
London
Minutes by CO staff
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Ansr that free passages are not granted by H.M. Govt to persons desirous of settling in B. Columbia.
ABd 20 Feb
Draft.
TFE 20/2
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Bell, 22 February 1862, advising that free passages were not available from the government.
Bell, James C. to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 19 February 1862, CO 60:14, no. 1917, 331. 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/B626B02.html.

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