Barclay to Peel (Parliamentary Under-Secretary)
Hudson's Bay House
April 7th 1853
Sir,
I am directed by the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company to transmit to you, for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, the enclosed extract of a letter which they have received from James Douglas Esqre.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your mo: obdt Servant
A. Barclay
Secy

Frederick Peel Esqre M.P.
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
The enclosure is a counterpart of the desph the Duke of Newcastle has already received from Governor Douglas. Acke?
ABd 9 April
Annexed.
HM Apl 9
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Colonial Office to Barclay, 14 April 1853, acknowledging the letter and advising of Newcastle's intention to commend the governor and all parties involved "for their very creditable & judicious conduct."
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Extract, Douglas to Barclay, 20 January 1853, describing the expedition against the Aboriginal men thought responsible for the murder of Peter Brown.
Barclay, Archibaldus to Peel, Frederick 7 April 1853, CO 305:4, no. 4081, 258. 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/V535HB08.html.

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