No. 95
17th May 1869
My Lord,
I have had the honor to receive Your Lordship's despatch No. 18 of the 7th March in reference to someMurdersManuscript image Murders which the Indians in the neighbourhood of Metlakahtla had committed.
2. Your Lordship, does not, I regret to say, consider my explanation satisfactory. I have only therefore awaited the return of the Spring to enable me to visit the North West Coast. I start in Her Majesty's Ship "Sparrowhawk" thisafternoonManuscript image afternoon for Metlakahtla.
I have the honor to be
My Lord,
Your Lordship's most obedient,
humble Servant.
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 6/7
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At once.
FRS 6/7
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See subsequent 22-8154 June 26.69.
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This is the kind of paper I shd like to see. It concerns not merely official procedures, but a great social question capable of leading to serious results.