Hudson's Bay House
May 19th 1852
My Lord,
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Lordship's letter of yesterday's date, enclosing, by direction of Sir John Pakington, copies of two recent Despatches from the Governor of Vancouver's Island, and informing me that the questions respecting Queen Charlotte's Island had been referred for the consideration of the Foreign Office and Admiralty; and I request that you will be pleased to convey to Sir John Pakington the thanks of the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company for his communication.
I have the honour to be
My Lord
Your Lordships mo: obedt humble Servant
J.H. Pelly

The Right Honble
The Earl of Desart
&. &. &c
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 20 May/52
HM May 20
D 21
JSP 24