Archibald to Cardwell
British Consulate
New York
June 13th, 1865
Sir,
I have this morning received from Governor Seymour a telegram, dated at New Westminster the 7th instant, of which the following is a Copy. I have acknowledged its receipt; and, in reply to my enquiry at the Telegraph Office as to the cause of the delay in its transmission to me, I aminformedManuscript image informed that, until the 10th of June no message from the Pacific Coast had been received since June 1st, owing to the tearing down of the Wires by the Indians.

(Copy of Telegram)

From New Westminster Via San Francisco dated 7th received 13th June 1865.

To Mr Archibald
Her B. Majestys Consul
New York
Pray write to Secretary of State for Colonies, London, despatch Number thirteen, of third March, received. Answered next day. Further important answer on the way; all right. Six thousand (6000)IndiansManuscript image Indians assembled here on Queens Birth day; perfectly orderly and loyal. Last of Chicotten Murderers taken. Revenue very large. All well. Please acknowledge.
Fredk Seymour

I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient,
humble servant.
E.M. Archibald
H.M. Consul
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Elliot
Acknowledge rect.
ABd 26 June
This is the latest news from B. Columbia. Put by.
TFE 26/6
EC 27
Archibald, E. M. to Cardwell, Edward 13 June 1865, CO 60:23, no. 6022, 120. 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/B655MI03.html.

Last modified: 2020-12-02 13:40:34 -0800 (Wed, 02 Dec 2020) (SVN revision: 5008)