No. 9
Downing Street,
9th April 1857
Sir,
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 32, of the 5th of December reporting the result of an interview with Lieutenant Fleming of the United States Army on the subject of the surrender of some American Soldiers who had deserted from the detachment under hisManuscript image command, and I have to convey to you my approval of your conduct in declining to allow these men to be arrested on British Territory.
I have the honor to be Sir,
Your most obedient humble servant
H. Labouchere

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Douglas, James

Flemming, Wood W.

Labouchere, Henry

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Vancouver Island

Labouchere, Henry to Douglas, James 9 April 1857, LAC RG7:G8C/1, 516. 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/V577009.html.

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