No. 36
16 August 1859
1. I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 73 of the 2nd of June last, transmitting to me the copy of a letter from theManuscript imagethe Hudsons Bay Company, and of the answer which you had caused to be returned to it, respecting the employment of the Reverend Edward Cridge as Chaplain in Vancouvers Island.
2. According to Your request, I shall not fail to submit to the decision of the Legislature, the proposal of Mr Cridge to enter into a fresh agreement to act in that capacity.
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Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by.
ABd 10 Oct
Mr Blackwood
Put by.
TFE 10/10
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 16 August 1859, CO 305:11, no. 10029, 90. 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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