Shepherd to Lytton
Hudson's Bay House
June 28, 1858
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
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.