No. 133
Victoria
28th September 1867
My Lord Duke,
On the receipt of Your Grace's despatch I forwarded Your Circular despatch (1) of the 18th June to the Colonial Secretary and requested that he would at once, without notice, visit the prison in Victoria. I had recently visited it myself and found it very clean and wholesome.
2. I enclose Mr Young's Report which is not unsatisfactory.
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I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
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Sir F. Rogers
Rather a meagre report. Put by.
CC 4 Dec
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FR 4/12
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, W.A.G. Young to Seymour, 24 September 1867, reporting favourably on the prison at Victoria.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 3, 20 January 1868 explaining why Buckingham wanted Young to visit the prison in Victoria and asking Seymour to provide another report on the prisons in British Columbia and their conditions, focusing on the details Buckingham desires.
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Mr Young's reasoning seems to me to deserve certainly not less of a rebuke than this.
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 28 September 1867, CO 60:29, no. 11763, 276. 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/B67133.html.

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