No. 53
Downing Street
1st December 1864
Sir,
I have had the honor to receive your Despatch, No. 56 of the 4th of October, written in acknowledgment of mine No. 30 of the 1st of August.
I have every reason to approve of the moderation and justice enforced by you during the late Expeditions into the countryofManuscript image of the Chilicoten Indians.
I do not understand the meaning of the paragraph in which you speak of inviting every white man to shoot every Indian he might meet. I shall rely on your continued adherence to the line of conduct hitherto pursued by you, which appears to have been perfectly consistent with humanity and goodpolicyManuscript image policy.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
Governor Seymour
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Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 1 December 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/11, 375. 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/B647453.html.

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