No. 164
22nd December 1870
My Lord,
I have the honor to report the Execution on the 15th instant of an Indian, at Nanaimo, known as "Jim," sentenced to death by the Supreme Court for the murder of a White Settler named James Hamilton. The Executive Council unanimously agreedwithManuscript image with me that there was no ground for interference with the sentence of the Court.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Ackn: receipt.
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Draft reply, Kimberley to Musgrave, No. 8, 6 February 1871.
Musgrave, Anthony to Wodehouse, John 22 December 1870, CO 60:41, no. 1208, 325. 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.

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