No. 93
19th July 1865
With reference to my despatch No. 81 of the 8th Ultimo, I have the honor to report that and , two Chilicoten Indians were found guilty of active participation in the Massacres of last year andsentencedManuscript image sentenced to death. , the Chief, was executed yesterday.
2. I eagerly availed myself of some favorable circumstances in the case of and sent him back pardoned to his tribe. A sufficient number of Indians has now perished on the scaffold to atone for the atrocities committed last year.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient, humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Acke. rect.
ABd 7 Sep
Mr Cardwell
I think so. We express no opinions about executions or Remitting Capital Sentences.
TFE 8/9
Making some reference to 81/8243.
EC 9
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 69, 16 September 1865.