No. 13
6th August 1855
My Lord
I had the honor of receiving your Despatch No 1, of the 29th of May last, on the 31st of Ultimo, and I observe with great satisfaction, that your Lordship approves, of the measures resorted to, for the relief of the Master and Crew of the "Lord Western", as reported in my letter of the 5th January 1854, and that you have directed that the expenses incurred, on that occasion, should be borne by the Trust Fund.
I have the honor to be
Your Lordships most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas
Governor

The Right Honble Lord John Russel [Russell]
Her Majesty's principal Secretary of State
For the Colonial Department.
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Douglas, James

Elliot, Thomas Frederick

Jadis, Vane

Russell, John

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Lord Western, 1840-1853

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Douglas, James to Russell, John 6 August 1855, CO 305:6, no. 8993, 106. 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/V55113.html.

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