Shepherd to Lytton
Hudson's Bay House
June 28, 1858
Sir
I have the honour to enclose, for your information, Extract of a letter received by the last mail from Governor Douglas, dated Victoria, Vancouvers Island, 8th May, in continuation of his reports in reference to the gold districts of Fraser's River.
I have the honour to be Sir
Your obedt humble Servant
John Shepherd
Govr
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Add to the collection of papers.
The Governor's despatch is unusually recent in point of date.
ABd 28 Jun.
This is only what we have had before direct, & is printed (8th May).
HM June 30
Put by.
ABd 30 J
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Extract, Douglas to Secretary of the Hudson's Bay Company, 8 May 1858, reporting a canoe accident near Fort Hope in which many lives were lost, and other news from the gold regions.
Shepherd, John to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 28 June 1858, CO 305:9, no. 6213, 482. 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/V585MI17.html.

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