No. 70
31st October 1866
My Lord,
With reference to my despatch No. 69 of the 26th Instant, forwarding reports from Mr Elwyn on the progress made by the Western Union Telegraph during the Season, I have now the honor toforwardManuscript image forward for Your Lordship's information a sketch map presented to me by the Superintendent of the Company, showing the route taken by the Telegraph Line northward from Quesnelmouth.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Acke rect.
ABd 14 Jany
TFE 15 Jany
CBA 15/1
C 15 Jan
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Note on microfilm as follows: "Sketch Map showing proposed route of the Western Union Telegraph between Fort Fraser and the Stikeen River, British Columbia, 1865-66, being fo. 219 of C.O. 60/25, has been removed to the Map Room. Map Room Reference M.P.G. 651. December 1950. D.B. Wardle."
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Carnarvon to Seymour, No. 10, 24 January 1867.
Birch, Arthur Nonus to Carnarvon, Earl 31 October 1866, CO 60:25, no. 417, 216. 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/B66070.html.

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