No. 57
Downing Street
3 August 1868
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 60, of the 9th of June forwarding a copy of a letter which you had received from Mr. Duncan, Magistrate and Missionary at Mettakhatta [Metlakahtla] reporting the massacre of nine Indians atthatManuscript image that Settlement.
From a communication which I have received from the Admiralty I have learned with much satisfaction that Admiral Hastings has expressed to you his readiness to co-operate with you in arresting the murderers, and I trust that I shall shortly hear from you that the measures which you have taken in concert with the Admiral to effect this object have been successful.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos

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Duncan, William

Grenville, Richard

Hastings, George Fowler

Seymour, Frederick

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