No. 3
30th July 1866
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you for any explanation you may have to offer a copy of a letter with its enclosure from the Governor of the Hudson's Bay company, complaining that through the action of the GovernmentofManuscript image of British Columbia the Company are subjected to the payment of duties on liquors and other goods brought from Vancouver Island, which are not exacted with equal strictness from other Traders.
I have etc. I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
Carnarvon
The Officer Administering the Government
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Head to Rogers, 17 July 1866, complaining about government duties on their liquor and settlers trading liquor with First Nations which competes "unfairly" with HBC trade.
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Extract, Finlayson to Fraser, 4 June 1866, submitting the HBC complaint about the government duties on liquor to the London office.
Carnarvon, Earl to Birch, Arthur Nonus 30 July 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/13, 251. 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/B667103.html.

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