Lieutenant Governor Trutch to Kimberley
Government House
British Columbia
23rd October 1871
My Lord,
I have the honor to enclose herewith a Duplicate of the Memorandum by Sir James Douglas on the North-west Water Boundary question, which was transmitted to YourLordshipManuscript image Lordship in my Despatch of the 9th instant; and I also forward a copy of a Letter this day received by me from the Attorney General of this Province together with the original documents sent therewith, containing testimony on the above mentioned subject, similar to that forwarded with my Despatch above mentioned, but which has been preparedinManuscript image in different forms, some having been sworn to and some not, as stated by the Attorney General, so that such of these documents may be selected as may be deemed most advisable for submission to the Arbitrator.
The printed "Communication" referred to by the Attorney General, is likewise sent herewith—a copy thereof still remaining in the Province.
I have the honor to be
My Lord
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
Joseph W. Trutch

The Right Honble
The Earl of Kimberley K.P.
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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A copy of this dispatch with the Enclosures in original should I suppose be sent at once to the Foreign office.
WD 23/11
At once.
HTH 23/11
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Not on microfilm.
Other documents included in the file
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Holland to Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, 23 November 1871, forwarding a copy of the despatch and the original enclosures.
Minutes by CO staff
Am I right in marking this "Confidential"?