1971. Vancouver's Island

Hudsons Bay House
March 9th 1850
I am directed by the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 7th Instant, stating that H.M.'s Steam Vessel Driver had been appointed to sail from Callao, in January last, for the purpose of conveying Governor Blanshard to Vancouver's Island and I am to request that you will convey to Earl Grey the thanks of the Governor and Committee for his Lordship's Communication.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient
humble Servant
A Barclay
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
ABd 11/3.
Put by
HM Mh 11
G. 11
People in this document

Barclay, Archibaldus

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Blanshard, Richard

Grey, Henry George

Merivale, Herman

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Vessels in this document

HMS Driver, 1840-1861

Places in this document

Vancouver Island