Holloway to Smith
244 Strand, W.C.
Oct. 25. 1859
Sir
Having commercial transactions in Vancouvers Island I shall be extremely obliged if you will inform me whether or not there is a British Consul thereā€”if so I should be glad to know his name.
Trusting that you will pardon this liberty and assuring you that I have not ventured to trouble you until I had failed to obtain the information from the usual authorities.
I remain Sir,
Your most obedt Servt
T. Holloway

Peter Smith, Esqe C.B.
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Ansr that V.C.I. being a British Possession there is no British Consul there.
ABd 26 Oct
At once.
HM O 26
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to Holloway, 29 October 1859, advising there was no British consul established in Vancouver Island.
Holloway, Thomas to Smith, Peter 25 October 1859, CO 305:13, no. 10609, 256. 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/V596H03.html.

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