25th September 1867
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward two letters, with enclosures, addressed to me by Colonel Scott and Major Hoyt of the United States Army.
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2. These letters have just reached me. I will examine the matters to which they refer with great care. The writers accompany me up to New Westminster.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
I suppose a copy might be sent to the Foreign Office for information.
CC 6 Nov
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FR 7/11
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At once.
B&C 14/11
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See subsequent 147/1205.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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J.S. Hoyt, Major and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S.A., to Seymour, 25 September 1867, inquiring whether duty would be required on animals shipped through the colony as provisions for the troops at Sitka.
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Major General Halleck to Hoyt, 3 September 1867, instructing him to make inquiry as noted above.
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Colonel Scott, U.S.A., to Seymour, 24 September 1867, asking for advice and suggestions for dealing with the natives in the new territory.
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Halleck to Scott, 3 September 1867, instructing him to make inquiry as noted above.
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Rogers to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 20 November 1867, forwarding copy of the correspondence for information.