Barclay to Peel (Parliamentary Under-Secretary)
Hudson's Bay House
February 4th 1853
I am directed by the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company to transmit to you herewith, for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, a Copy of a letter received by them from James Douglas Esqre dated Fort Victoria November 5th 1852.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedt Servant
Archd Barclay

Frederick Peel Esqre
Under Secy of State
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
May not this be put by, the information having already reached this Office?
ABd 7 Feby
HM F 7
FP 7
N 8
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Douglas to Barclay, 5 November 1852, reporting the murder of Peter Brown.