8056 Vancouver's Island.

2Copy
21st Octr 1851
Sir
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith for the information of Earl Grey a Copy of a Letter from Rear Adml Moresby dated the 3rd of July last No 55 containing a Report connected with Vancouvers Island
3Copy to Sir John Pelly 3 Nov/51
for report
I am Sir
Your most obedient Servant
J Parker
Merivale Esqr
Colonial Department
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Communicate to the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company for such observations as he may wish to offer on the contents of this report.
ABd 23/10.
TF.E. 23/10
O 23 BH
G. 25
Put by. See 9281/51 V.C. Isld1
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Colonial Office to Pelly, 3 November 1851, forwarding copies of correspondence from the Admiralty and Moresby for observations.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Moresby to the Admiralty, 3 July 1851, reporting on his visit to Vancouver Island, with extensive complaints about the management of affairs by the HBC.
Footnotes
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People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Elliot, Thomas Frederick

Grey, Henry George

Hawes, Benjamin

Merivale, Herman

Moresby, Fairfax

Parker, John

Pelly, John Henry

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Hudson's Bay Company

Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

Places in this document

Vancouver Island

Parker, John to Merivale, Herman 21 October 1851, CO 305:3, no. 8856, 201A. 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/V515AD06.html.

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