26 June 1868
My dear Sir Frederic Rogers,
I send you a report respecting the state of Victoria which I have just received from the Police Magistrate. I will send a copy to the Admiral as soon as I can procure one.
Minutes by CO staff
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Duke of Buckingham
There does not appear to be much in this.
FR 8/8
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Nothing but what Govr Seymour & the Admiral shd deal with. Confidl acknowledge Enclosure—expressing entire confidence in Govr & the Admiral to take all needful precautions and in the good spirits of the colonists to make common cause against those whose real object is robbery & plunder.
B&C 11/8
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See subsequent Govr Sepe/9906.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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A.F. Pemberton, Police Magistrate, 21 June 1868, describing the potential threat of Fenian violence against British Columbia, with recommendations regarding the protection of Victoria.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, Confidential, 17 August 1868 expressing confidence in Seymour and “the Admiral[’s]” ability to protect British Columbia against any Fenian action on British Columbia.