Notice of Question


Notice of Question For 29th March 1870
[Printed extract:]

10. Viscount Milton,—To ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, if he will lay upon the Table of the House, a Copy of such Letters, Correspondence, and Enclosures from Governor Douglas (at one time supposed to have the full title of Colonial Governor of Her Majesty's Possessions on the Pacific Coast of North America) or his Secretaries, and from the Secretary to the British Commission on the Water Boundary question, as were received by the Colonial Secretaries, warning Her Majesty's Government of the apparent intentions of General Harney, or the United States Forces, to invade a part or parts of Her Majesty's dominions on the coast of the Pacific, before and up to the year 1859 inclusive:
And, why a question, of a similar nature yesterday, addressed to the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, upon Colonial affairs, should be answered by the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, as he the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies then stated.
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
For today.
WM 29/3
[Sender not known.] to [Recipient not known.] 29 March 1870, CO 60:42, no. 3362, 5. 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/B705PA02.html.

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