No. 4
Downing Street
21st September 1854
Sir
I have to acknowledge the receipt of Your Despatches No 10 of the 24th of November 1853, No 5 of the 27th February and No 28 of the 17th May last, and in conveying to you the approval of Her Majesty's Government of your proceedings with respect to the SovereigntyManuscript image of the Islands in the Canal de Arro, I have to authorize you to continue to treat those Islands as part of the British Dominions.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most Obedient Humble Servant
G. Grey

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Grey, George to Douglas, James 21 September 1854, LAC RG7:G8C/1, 203. 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/V547104.html.

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