1170. Vancouver's Island

House of Commons.


Martis, 6° die Februarii, 1849.
Resolved, 6 February 1849
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, that She will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House, a Copy of Charter of Grant of Vancouver's Island to the Hudson's Bay Company, and Copies of any Correspondence which has passed between the Colonial Office and the Hudson's Bay Company on that subject, since the last Papers were laid upon the Table.
1Papers prepared & handed (Mr Merivale) for Presentation ed March 1849
J H Ley
GI: Dom Com
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Merivale
Mr Mel The Parliamentary Clerk?
ABd 8/2
HM Feb 8
8 Feby
I hope this will be speedily prepared. And it would be desirable to have all returns relating to this Depart entered in a Book, & dated the day they are received — prepared & presented.
G. 9
Mr Hawes' Suggestion has (I believe) for many years been carried out by Mr Mayers [Mayer].
WFH 9/2/49
  1. This text runs perpendicular to main body text; see image scan.
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Grey, Henry George

Hawes, Benjamin

Higgins, William Frederick

Ley, J. H.

Mayer, George

Merivale, Herman

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

House of Commons

Hudson's Bay Company

Places in this document

Vancouver Island