No. 9
16th April 1857
Sir
1. I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatches Nos 2 and 3 of the 7th and 15th of January last, and observe with much satisfaction that you approve of the course which I adopted in respect to the application from the Commander of the United States Steamer "Massachusetts," for assistance in arresting the IndianswhoManuscript image who had murdered an American Citizen.
2. I feel no less gratified and highly appreciate the Kind notice, bestowed upon the account which I transmitted, of the Indian population of Vancouver's Island. .mar* In 11582.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas
Governor

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.
ABd 27 June
HM June 27
CF 29
HL 1
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Douglas, James

Fortescue, Chichester

Labouchere, Henry

Merivale, Herman

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Vessels in this document

USS Massachusetts, 1849-1867

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Vancouver Island

Victoria

Douglas, James to Labouchere, Henry 16 April 1857, CO 305:8, no. 5815, 42. 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/V57009.html.

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