No. 49
24th September 1864
Sir,
I trust that I may be permitted, with reference to my despatch No. 37 of the 9th instant, stating how we have dealt with the insurrection of the Chilicoten Indians, to forward copy of a proclamation issued by the Governor of Colorado Territory under somewhat similar circumstances.
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2. You will allow me to state that in doing so, it is not my wish to draw any comparison or contrast, but merely to point out the difficulties that white men may have to encounter in this part of the world.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
See 10955.
VJ 29 Nov
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Newspaper clipping, unnamed, 11 August 1864, "The Way Our Neighbours Settle Indian Difficulties," containing a proclamation by John Evans, governor of Colorado Territory.
Seymour, Frederick to Cardwell, Edward 24 September 1864, CO 60:19, no. 10948, 268. 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/B64249.html.

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