Vancouver Island Despatches to London 1859
1 Jan. 13 2742 Receipt of approval for harbour and coast regulations. 2742 V590012 Jan. 17 2729 Report on disputed water boundary between US and VI. 2729 V590023 Feb. 8 3271 Heaton appointed sheriff for VI. 3271 V590034 Feb. 9 3272 Forwarding correspondence with Assembly from 23 August. 3272 V590045 Feb. 9 3273 Improper condition of gaol of VI. 3273 V590056 Feb. 19 3827 Sovereignty of islands in Canal de Arro. 3827 V590067 Feb. 19 3828 Arrival of Tribune and Pylades in VI. 3828 V590078 Mar. 23 4812 Plunder of US brig Swiss Boy off coast of VI. 4812 V590089 Mar. 23 4813 Supporting measure to declare Victoria a free port. 4813 V5900910 Mar. 30 5452 Transmitting custom house returns. 5452 V5901011 Apr. 8 5453 Transmitting address from Assembly requesting investigation into affairs of colony. 5453 V5901112 Apr. 15 5894 Appointment of public officers. 5894 V5901213 Apr. 25 5895 Transmitting correspondence with House of Assembly. 5895 V5901314 Apr. 25 5896 Transmitting minutes of Council. 5896 V5901415 May 3 6509 Transmitting minutes of Council to 16 April 1859. 3 B5906416 Apr. 25 6510 Sale of town lots in Victoria. 6510 V5901617 May 16 6511 Correspondence with Assembly regarding erection of public buildings. 6511 V5901718 May 25 6949 Report on Indians in vicinity of Victoria. 6949 V5901819 June 6 7342 Irregularities in custom house and suspension of Anderson. 7342 V5901920 June 8 7343 Postal arrangements in the colony. 7343June 2 7377 Report on employment for James Cooper. (Confidential) 7377 V59020CO21 June 30 8585 Arrangement for repayment of loan to governor of Washington Territory. 8585 V5902122 July 4 8586 Receipt of approval for actions to improve Indian conditions. 8586 V5902223 July 5 8587 Admission of solicitors of Supreme Court of Scotland to practice in VI. 8587 V5902324 July 5 8588 Transmitting schedule of despatches for half year ending 3 June 1859. 8588 V5902425 July 15 8942 Sale of inferior land at upset price. 8942 V5902526 July 20 8943 Transmitting correspondence with Assembly to 18 July 1866. 8943 V5902627 July 20 8944 Petition in reference to price of land. 8944 V5902728 July 22 8945 Frauds in custom house and dismissal of Anderson. 8945 V5902829 July 25 8946 Reports and maps relative to survey of Nanaimo and Cowichan districts. 8946 V5902930 Aug. 1 9569 US occupation of San Juan Island. 9569 V5903031 Aug. 8 9570 US occupation of San Juan Island. 9570 V5903132 Aug. 8 9571 Lighthouses for Straits of Juan de Fuca. 9571 V5903233 Aug. 12 9709 US occupation of San Juan Island. 9709 V5903334 Aug. 12 9710 US occupation of San Juan Island. 9710 V5903435 Aug. 15 10028 Repayment of loan made to governor of Washington Territory. 10028 V5903536 Aug. 16 10029 Employment of Reverend Cridge as chaplain in VI. 10029 V5903637 Aug. 17 10030 US occupation of San Juan Island. 10030 V5903738 Aug. 17 10031 Request for clarification regarding proposed commission to inspect affairs of the colony. 10031 V5903839 Aug. 17 10032 Pension for Sargeant Calder. 10032 V5903940 Aug. 22 10033 US occupation of San Juan Island. 10033 V5904041 Aug. 22 10034 US occupation of San Juan Island. 10034 V5904142 Aug. 27 10035 Preparations and expense of protecting VI in view of recent US occupation of San Juan Island. 10035 V5904243 Aug. 27 10036 Appointment of treasurer and attorney general to acting positions in VI. 10036 V5904344 Aug. 27 10037 Petition regarding US occupation of San Juan Island. 10037 V5904445 Sep. 9 10757 US occupation of San Juan Island. 10757 V5904546 Sep. 12 10758 Financial condition of colony relative to repurchase from HBC. 10758 V5904647 Sep. 12 10759 Erection of government buildings in VI. 10759 V5904748 Sep. 14 10760 Memorial regarding US occupation of San Juan Island. 10760 V5904849 Oct. 22 12503 Postage stamp for BC and VI. 12503 V5904950 Oct. 22 12504 Address from House of Assembly on land question. 12504 V5905051 Oct. 26 12505 US occupation of San Juan Island. 12505 V5905152 Nov. 5 12730 Disposal of facilities used by surveying party under Col. Hawkins. 12730 V5905253 Nov. 5 12731 Height of lighthouse towers. 12731 V5905354 Nov. 7 12732 Reservation of crown lands. 12732 V5905455 Nov. 9 12699 US occupation of San Juan Island. 12699 V5905556 Nov. 11 18 US occupation of San Juan Island. 56 B59069SQ57 Nov. 10 870 £1500 required to complete lighthouses. 57 B5907158 Nov. 24 871 Stoppage of advances from HBC. 58 B5907259 Nov. 24 872 Bonding system in California ports and European imports to San Francisco. 59 B5907360 Nov. 26 873 Forwarding eight acts passed by legislature. 60 B5923761 Nov. 26 874 Opinion of Justice Begbie on "Usury Act 1859." 61 B5907562 Dec. 3 875 Bill of £2000 drawn for military expenditure. 62 B59076Dec. 15 1543 US occupation of San Juan Island. (Confidential) 1543 V59062CO63 Dec. 17 1544 Transmitting correspondence with House of Assembly. 1544 V5906364 Dec. 17 1545 Proposal for throwing open lands for public occupation. 1545 V59064
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Footnotes
  1. Schedule, 305/10, 342 (1-29), and 305/11, 409, (30-64), reel 7
Vessels in this document

HMS Pylades, 1854-1875

Swiss Boy

HMS Tribune, 1853-1866

Vancouver Island Despatches to London 1859. 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/V590__S.xml.html.

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