9512. Van Couvers Island
Hudsons Bay House
November 22nd 1850
Sir,
I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 20th Instant, accompanying a Copy of a Despatch with its enclosure from the Governor of Vancouvers Island to Earl Grey, and stating that his Lordship proposes to confirm the appointment of Mr Helmken as Magistrate for Fort Rupert and the adjacent district, for which communications I have to request that you will convey my best thanks to Earl Grey.
I am
Sir,
Your obedient
humble Servant
J H Pelly
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by? The appointment has been confirmed.
25 Nov
HM N 25
Nov. 25 BH.
G. 26
Pelly, John Henry to Hawes, Benjamin 22 November 1850, CO 305:2, no. 9512, 331. 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/V505HB04.html.

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