Miles to Newcastle
Hudsons Bay House
31st Augt 1854
My Lord Duke
I have the honour, by command of Govr Douglas, to forward a packet of despatches I received from him at Vancouver's Island on the 23rd of June.
Should your Lordship be desirous of seeing me I shall feel great pleasure on waiting upon you at any time youmayManuscript image may appoint.
I have the honour to be
My Lord Duke
Your Lordships most obt hume Servant
John Miles

His Grace The Duke of Newcastle
Col. Secy
Minutes by CO staff
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The Packet only contained Duplicates. Nothing is known here of Mr Miles.
ABd 1 Sepr
Ack rect & say that I wld not trouble him to call at this office.
GG 5
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Colonial Office to Miles, 11 September 1854, stating that it was not necessary for him to call.