No. 22
12th September 1856
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt on the 9th of Instant, of your Despatch No 11 of the 15th of May last, approving of the measures adopted for the protection of the Settlements in this Colony and also of the Circular Despatches of the dates noted in the margin,
Circular 13, 13, and 15 May 1856
with their enclosures, to which every attention willManuscript imagewill be paid.
I have the honor of forwarding herewith a duplicate of my Despatch No 21, of the 6th of Instant,
Received and kept separate.
AA 8/11/56
since which, nothing of much importance respecting the Colony has occurred.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas

The Right Honble Henry Labouchere Esqre
Her Majesty's principal Secretary of State
For the Colonial Department.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by?
VJ 8 Novr
HM N 8
Mr Blackwood
Have you recent intelligence official or private as to the Indian war in Oregon.
JB 10 Nov
Mr Ball
I annex the last despatches on the subject of the Indian War dated in May & received here in August last. We have nothing more recent.
VJ 10 Nov
JB 10 N