No. 35
19 May 1869
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you, for your information, copies of a correspondence which I have received from the Foreign Office on the subject of the alleged encroachments of the Agents of the Hudsons Bay Company on the Territory and Trade of Alaska.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient humble Servant
Granville
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Copy, Hammond to the Under Secretary of State for the Colonial Office, 8 May 1869, transmitting copies of a Correspondence upon the subject of "the alleged encroachments of the Agents of the Hudson's Bay Company, on the Territory and Trade of Alaska."
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Copy, Reverdy Johnson to Clarendon, 20 February 1869, informing that he received a communication regarding Agents of the HBC encroaching on the territory and trade of Alaska and bringing the matter to the attention of Her Majesty's Government.
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Copy, Hammond to Northcote, 22 February 1869, transmitting a copy of a letter from Reverdy Johnson.
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Copy, Clarendon to Johnson, 22 February 1869, informing that Johnson's letter "has been referred to the Hudson's Bay Company."
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Copy, Thornton to Clarendon, 13 February 1869, enclosing "printed Copies of a Message from the President of the United States to the Senate, transmitting a correspondence with regard to certain encroachments" made by HBC agents.
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Copy, Northcote to Hammond, 25 February 1869, discussing the boundary line between Alaska and the North West Territory.
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Copy, Hammond to Northcote, 1 March 1869, transmitting a message from the President of the United States to the Senate.
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Paper that states "Message of the President of the United States in relation to the encroachments of the Agents of the Hudson's Bay Company unpon the trade and territory and Alaska."
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Copy, Clarendon to Johnson, 2 March 1869, stating that "should the authority on the Territory of Alaska or of the United States determine by astronomical observation or otherwise the boundary line, and should it appear that Fort Yukon is within the Territory of Alaska, the Committee will at once direct their Agents to withdraw therefrom and to confine their transactions to trading with the Indians within British Territory."
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Copy, Northcote to Hammond, 5 May 1869, stating that "the Directors of this Company have had a communication with Governor Mactavish, which has induced them to issue instructions for the withdrawl of the Company's Establishment on the Yukon River."
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Copy, Clarendon to Johnson, 8 May 1869, informing that "the Directors have had a communication with Governor Mactavish which has induced them to issue instructions for the withdrawl of the Company's Establishment on the Yukon River."
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Seymour, Frederick 19 May 1869, NAC RG7:G8C/16, 148. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B697035.html.

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