No. 78
5th June 1865
I have the honor to transmit copy of the depositions taken before Mr Brew, Police Magistrate of New Westminster, in regard to the plundering of the English schooner "Nanaimo Packet"withinManuscript image within the waters of this Colony.
2. The Tako Indians who committed the outrage reside within the Russian limits. I shall therefore write to the Governor of New Archangel when an opportunity shall present itself for conveying my letter.
3. The Government of this Colony has no means of protecting its coast.
I have the honor to be,
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Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
To Ackne receipt of this report is all we can do. The Imperial Authorities are not able to prevent such occurrences as this.
ABd 25 Augt
TFE 25/8
EC 25
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Deposition taken before Chartres Brew, Justice of the Peace, 8 May 1865, recording the information of Moses Phillips on the plundering of the schooner.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 58, 29 August 1865.