No. 23
Downing Street
11 May 1867
I have the honor to transmit to you the Deed for the reconveyance of Vancouver Island to the Crown which has been executed by the Hudson's Bay Company under their Corporate Seal, and by the Colonial Land and EmigrationCommissionersManuscript image Commissioners on the part of Her Majesty.
I also enclose the original Letters Patent dated 13th January 1849 granting the Island to the Company.
You will cause these Documents to be duly registered in the Records of your government and return them to me.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos
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Grenville, Richard

Seymour, Frederick

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Grenville, Richard to Seymour, Frederick 11 May 1867, NAC RG7:G8C/14, 210. 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.

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