Irving to Newcastle
Blenheim House, Lea nr Ross
Herefordshire
June 16th
My Lord Duke
I had the honor to receive an official letter dated the 10th October 1861 in reply to a communication of mine of the 23rd Sept in which your Grace is pleased to state that my letter would be referred to the Governor of Vancouver's Island and that I should beManuscript image apprized of the decision arrived at in the matter.
Trusting to be favored with an early reply.
I have the honour to remain My Lord Duke
Your very obedient Servant
John Irving

The Right Honourable His Grace
the Duke of Newcastle
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Remind the Governor of the reference made to him on the 9 of last Octr, & request an Ansr.
Inform the writer accg.
ABd 19 June
Draft.
18/6
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 107, 19 June 1862, asking for an update.
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Fortescue to Irving, 20 June 1862, advising that no report had yet been received from the governor, but that "his attention would be recalled to the subject."
Irving, John to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 16 June 1862, CO 305:19, no. 6100, 647. 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/V626I01.html.

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