No. 32
21 June 1860
I have received with much gratification your Grace's despatch No 18 of the 6th April conveying to me yourManuscript imageyour approval of the agreement which I have entered into with Mr Stamp to facilitate the establishment of a settlement on the Western Coast of Vancouver Island.
Mr Stamp has already fixed upon a site for his future operations and has selected the land he will require, which he finds will amountManuscript imageamount to about seven thousand, instead of fifteen thousand acres, and so soon as his first Vessel arrives (already on her way from England) he will commence active operations in prosecution of his projected scheme.
I have etc.
Minutes by CO staff
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Land Board for information.
ABd 6 Augt
FR 6/8
CF 7
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 21 June 1860, CO 305:14, no. 7739, 322. 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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