Shepherd to Labouchere
Hudson's Bay House
May 20th 1856
Sir,
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Mr Merivale's letter of the 17th Instant, transmitting Copy of a Despatch, from the Governor of Vancouver's Island, reporting the measure which he has taken for raising a local Force for the Protection of the Settlement, and I beg to convey to you the thanks of the Directors of the Hudson's Bay Company for the communication.
I have the honour to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant,
John Shepherd
Govr

The Right Honble Henry Labouchere
&c &c &c
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Shepherd, John to Labouchere, Henry 20 May 1856, CO 305:7, no. 4591, 356. 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/V565MI17.html.

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