Smith to Under-Secretary of State
Hudson's Bay House
21st January 1858
Sir
By direction of the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Mr Merivale's letter of the 12th Instant, with the accompanying copy of [a] letter from Mr G.P. Dawson, and I am to state that, in accordance with Mr Secretary Labouchere's request, that Gentleman has been furnished with the information which he requires in reference to the Colony of Vancouver's Island.
I have the honour to be Sir
Your most obedt Servant
W.G. Smith
Secretary
The Undersecretary of State for the Colonies
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
HM Jan 22
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Former papers.
HM Jan 21
Annexed. The Company appears to have ansd the enquiries proposed by Mr Dawson.
ABd 22 Jany
Smith, William G. to Fortescue, Chichester 21 January 1858, CO 305:9, no. 751, 421. 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/V585MI02.html.

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