Hammond to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
29th May 1858
Sir,
I am directed by the Earl of Malmesbury to transmit to you, for the information of Lord Stanley, a copy of a letter from Mr Barwise relative to the discovery of gold in Vancouver's Island.
I am, Sir
Your most obedient, Humble
Servant,
E. Hammond
Herman Merivale, Esqre&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Acke rect (to Mr Barwise) with thanks for his suggestion.
ABd 1 June
Annex dt.
HM June 1
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Colonial Office to Jackson Barwise, 4 June 1858, thanking him for his letter.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Jackson Barwise to Malmesbury, no date, advising that if the Hudson's Bay Company's charter over the colony was renewed, all mineral rights should be reserved to the Crown, with explanation.
Hammond, Edmund to Merivale, Herman 29 May 1858, CO 305:9, no. 5315, 375. 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/V585FO06.html.

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