Shepherd to Russell
Hudson's Bay House
London
June 4th 1855
My Lord
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Mr Merivale's letter to the Governor of the Hudsons Bay Company, dated 31st Ultimo, on the subject of the expences incurred by Governor Douglas in relieving the Master and Crew of the British Barque "Lord Western," wrecked off Vancouver's Island in the month of November last.
I have the honor to be My Lord
Your Lordships obedient humble Servant,
John Shepherd
Depy Gov.

The Right Honble John Russell
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
This acknowledgment by the Co implies, I presume, consent. Put by—the Govr having been written to.
ABd 6 June
HM June 6
JR 7
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Douglas, James

Merivale, Herman

Russell, John

Shepherd, John

Organizations in this document

Hudson's Bay Company

Vessels in this document

Lord Western, 1840-1853

Places in this document

London

Vancouver Island

Shepherd, John to Russell, John 4 June 1855, CO 305:6, no. 5305, 254. 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/V555MI02.html.

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