Gordon to Secretary of State
St Margaret's Hope
South Rolandshay
Kirkwall Orkney
3d Decr/57
Sir
As I am anxious to proceed to Vancouver's Island as a settler I would feel much obliged if you could furnish me with the requisite information regarding the price of Land, in that Colony, and if it can be bought or rented from the Government or the Hudson's Bay Company.
I remain Sir
your most obedient Servant
Adam Gordon
The N.C.S. Lond?
To The Right Honble The Secretary of State Colonial Department
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Refer the Writer to the Hudson's Bay Company?
VJ 10 Decr
Considering the distance, I think we may send this to the HBC
and request them to answer the applicant. Annex draft.
HM D 10
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Draft, Merivale to John Shepherd, Hudson's Bay Company, 14 December 1857, forwarding copy of the letter for attention.
People in this document

Gordon, Adam

Jadis, Vane

Labouchere, Henry

Merivale, Herman

Shepherd, John

Organizations in this document

Hudson's Bay Company

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Vancouver Island

Gordon, Adam to Labouchere, Henry 3 December 1857, CO 305:8, no. 11197, 377. 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/V576G01.html.

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