No. 13
14 February 1863
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 151, 28 November last forwarding a copy of a Memorial from Mrs Sophia Elizabeth Cox, the wife of Mr William G. Cox, a Stipendiary Magistrate in British Columbia representing that herHusbandManuscript image Husband had emigrated to British Columbia, leaving her without the necessary means of subsistence.
I had previously received a similar Memorial from Mrs Cox, which I forwarded to her husband with remarks of a like character contained in Your Grace's Despatch. I will now communicate Your Grace's instructions to Mr Cox, and will report to you further what may be done in the matter.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your Graces most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
We shall shortly hear again from the Governor on this subject. Put by for the present.
ABd 20 Apl
Put by.
TFE 29/4
Nothing further recd.
[RE] 3 July/63
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 14 February 1863, CO 60:15, no. 4165, 157. 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/B63013.html.

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