No. 6
21 February 1863
In answer to your despatch No. 55 of the 3rd of December 1862 requesting instructions as to the answer to be given to an Address from the Legislature of Vancouver Island in which they ask for copies of the correspondence between the Governor of the Colony and this Office, and between the Governor andtheManuscript image the Hudson's Bay Company repecting the Town site of Victoria, I have the honor to acquaint you that there is no objection to your communicating to the Legislature the correspondence which has passed between this Office and yourself on this subject.
With regard to the correspondence between the Governor and the Hudson's Bay Company, I am unabletoManuscript image to express any opinion as to the expediency of it's being communicated to the Legislature, as no complete copy of it is in my possession; I leave you therefore to act according to your own discretion on this point; but if one part of the correspondence is produced, it does not occur to me that there can be any objection in principle totheManuscript image the production of the whole.
I have the honor to be
Your Obedient Servant
People in this document

Douglas, James

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

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Hudson's Bay Company

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Vancouver Island