No. 19
Downing Street
10th November 1856
Sir,
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 19 of the 20th of August.
The Measures which you adopted for freeing the Settlement from the Northern Indians appear to have been judicious, and to haveManuscript image answered the object you had in view. I have read with satisfaction the speech with which you opened the Session of the Legislature on the 12th August. With respect to the difficulty you experienced in constituting a Committee to inquire into the validity of the disputed Elections, it is probable that that difficulty will have been removed before the receipt of this despatch.
I shall therefore awaityoungManuscript image your further report upon the subject.
I have the honor to be Sir,
Your most obedient Humble Servant
H. Labouchere

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Labouchere, Henry to Douglas, James 10 November 1856, LAC RG7:G8C/1, 494. 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/V567019.html.

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