Murray to Under-Secretary of State
November 10th 1864
I am directed by Earl Russell to transmit to you herewith—for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell—a copy of a Despatch from Mr Synge, Her Majesty's Consul General in the Sandwich Islands, enclosing a report on the prospects of Vancouvers Island and British Columbia.
I am,
Your most obedient
humble Servant,
James Murray
Minutes by CO staff
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VJ 12 Novr
A useful Summary of Trade &c in the printed Circular of a Firm, communicated by the Consul in Sandwich Islands.
Put by?
TFE 30/11
EC 5
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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W.W.F. Synge to Earl Russell, transmitting copy of report, as per despatch.
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Printed circular from Messrs. Janion, Green and Rhodes providing facts and figures to highlight the state of trade in Vancouver Island and British Columbia, dated January 1864 (fifteen pages).