No. 6
21st December 1866
My Lord,
In reply to Your Lordship's despatch, No. 12, of 1st October, as well as to Mr Secretary Cardwell's despatch No. 38 of 11th August 1865, (not answered by my predecessor)IManuscript image I beg leave to state that I consider the Colonial Secretary as the best person to whom enquiries from the Mother Country should be addressed, respecting absent friends.
2. That Officer, with the consent of the Governor, has the whole Government Agency at his disposal.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
YourManuscript image Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Take a note of this in the division.
ABd 26 Feb
Mr Blackwood
Noteā€”and put by.
TFE 26/2
FWF 26/2
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Elliot to Mrs. Cooper, 28 February 1867, asking that she contact the colonial secretary in British Columbia with reference to enquiries on missing or deceased persons in the colony.
Minutes by CO staff
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We told Mrs Cooper that a further letter wod be addressed to her (see Draft on 8600).