No. 1
5 January 1869
I transmit to you a copy of a letter from the Foreign Office enclosing a copy of a Note from the Belgian Minister requesting that a document may be obtained from a person named Verheyden, supposed to be at Victoria Vancouver Island, containing his consent to the marriageofManuscript image of his daughter, or if he is dead that a Certificate of his death may be procured.
I have to request you to endeavour to meet the wishes of the Belgian Minister.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Otway to the Under Secretary of State of the Colonial Office, 1 Janurary 1869, requesting a document be obtained from Verheyden giving his consent to the marriage of his daughter.
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Copy, Du Jardin to Clarendon, 29 December 1868, letter written in French.