Shepherd to Labouchere
Hudson's Bay House
June 5th 1856
I have the honor to enclose for your information Extract of a letter received by last mail from Dugald Mactavish Esqre, the Hudson's Bay Companys Agent in Oregon, dated Vancouver, Washington Territory, 5th April 1856, giving a further report of the progress of the Indian war in that country.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your obedt humble Servant,
John Shepherd

The Right Honble Henry Labouchere
&c &c &c
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
F.O. L[ithographed] F[orm].
ABd 7 June
HM June 8
Mr Sinclair & 18 others killed.
JB 11 Jun
HL 11
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Colonial Office to Shepherd, 16 June 1856, acknowledging receipt of letter.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Extract, Mactavish to Secretary of the Hudson's Bay Company, 5 April 1856, reporting the death of company servant James Sinclair and "eighteen other citizens" by a group of Indigenous peoples.