Smith to Under-Secretary of State
Hudson's Bay House
16th February 1858
I am directed by the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company to acknowledge the receipt of Mr Merivales' letter of the 2nd Instant, transmitting the copy of a Despatch addressed to the Governor of Vancouver's Island on the 1st Instant, in reference to the expected Migration of the Mormons from Utah to the British Territory on the North West Coast of America, and I am to express the thanks of the Directors of the Company for this communication.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your mo: obedt Servant,
W.G. Smith
The Under Secretary of State
Colonial Office
Downing Street
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Smith, William G. to Carnarvon, Earl 16 February 1858, CO 305:9, no. 1655, 439. 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.

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