Shepherd to Labouchere
Hudsons Bay House
December 24th 1857
I have the honour to enclose for your information Extract of a letter lately received from Governor Douglas, dated Victoria, Vancouver's Island October 7th 1857 on the subject of the change in the terms of payment for Land in that Colony, as sanctioned by Her Majesty's Government, which appears to be working satisfactorily.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedient humble Servant,
John Shepherd

The Right Honble Henry Labouchere
&c &c &c
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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VJ 28 Decr
To the E. Commrs for their infn & put by?
TFE 28/12
HM D 28
CF 30
HL 4 Jan
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Extract, Douglas to William G. Smith, Secretary of the Hudson's Bay Company, 7 October 1857, advising that the instalment system for land purchases continues to work well.