No. 16
Downing Street
4 July 1864
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch marked "Separate" of the 13th of May with its enclosures, reporting the massacre in British Columbia of a party of White men by the Chilcoaten Indians.
I have read with much concern the accounts ofthisManuscript image this lamentable event, and I beg to thank you for having communicated to me the tidings by the first opportunity.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Governor Kennedy, C.B.
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Cardwell, Edward

Kennedy, Arthur

Seymour, Frederick

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Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 4 July 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 214. 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.

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