No. 61
Downing Street
15 June 1861
Sir,
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 9 of the 7th of February last on the subject of the intended sale by the Hudson's Bay Company of the Water frontage of the City of Victoria.
I enclose for your information a copy of a letter which I caused to be addressed to theManuscript image Governor of the Company together with a copy of Mr. Berens' reply from which you will learn that directions have been sent to the Company's Agent at Victoria to suspend the sale of the Land in question.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Newcastle
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Rogers to H.H. Berens, Hudson's Bay Company, 23 May 1861, regarding the reservation of land for a wharf and harbour master's office.
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Copy, Berens to Newcastle, 24 May 1861, in reply.
People in this document

Berens, Henry Hulse

Douglas, James

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

Rogers, Frederic

Organizations in this document

Hudson's Bay Company

Places in this document

Victoria

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 15 June 1861, LAC RG7:G8C/2, 489. 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/V617061.html.

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