Hudson's Bay House
1st December 1852
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Lord Desart's letter of the 27th Ultimo, transmitting to me, for the information of the Hudson's Bay Company, the copy of a Despatch from the Governor of Vancouver's Island, reporting the result of a canoe Expedition which he had made along the East Coast of the Island; and I have to express the thanks of the Governor and Committee for the communication of this information.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your obedient humble Servant
A. Colvile

The Right Honble
Sir John Pakington
&. &. &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by?
VJ 3 Decr
HM D 4
D 5
Mr Jadis
Has Mr Douglas' desph been shewn to Mr Arrowsmith & sent to the land Board?
ABd 8 Decr