Murdoch to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Emigration Office
8 February 1862
With reference to your letter of the 18th and my letter of the 20th ultimo, I have now to transmit, herewith, in original the Agreement duly stamped which has been executed in duplicate between the Crown and the Hudsons Bay Co for settling the claims of the latter to certain Lands in the Victoria District in the Island of Vancouver.
I have the honor to be
Your Obedient
Humble Servant
T.W.C. Murdoch
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Sir F. Rogers will probably tell us what we should do with this Deed. If it is to be kept in this Office I shd suggest its transference to the care of the Chief Clerk, for the present.
ABd 10 Feby
TFE 10/2
Duke of Newcastle
I shd say keep it here (Chief Clerk) and send a copy to the Governor.
FR 10/2
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A copy has already been sent to the Governor & a duplicate will be forwarded by next mail [marginal note: Sent—1 March].
[WJ?] 15/2/62
Put by in my Box.
GG 7/3/62