No. 10
25th February 1865
With reference to my despatches described in the Margin
Govr to Secy of State
No. 7 of 20 May 1864
" 25 " 30 Augst "
" 37 " 9 Sept "
" 56 " 4 Oct "
" 58 " 7 Oct "
" 69 " 23 Novr "
I have the honor to forward Copy of an interesting and highly satisfactory letter received from Mr John Ogilvy, the Constable and Collector of Customs at Bella Coola, North Bentinck Arm.MrManuscript image Mr Ogilvy held the second Command in Mr Cox's Volunteer force after Mr McLean was shot by the Indians, and was appointed to his present post by myself.
2. It is gratifying to see how well placed has been the mercy which Mr Brew extended to , the Chief of the Western Branch of the Chilicoten tribe and how sore pressed are the murderers still at large.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
ABd 15-5
TFE 15/5
CF 16
EC 17
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Newspaper clipping, unnamed, no date, J.D.B. Ogilvy's letter to Seymour of 6 February 1865 describing events in his region and particularly 's endeavours to capture the remaining Indians involved in the massacre.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 24, 19 May 1865.