No. 61
16 November 1864
Sir,
With reference to your Despatch, No. 73, of the 14th of September, I have the honor to transmit to you the enclosed Copy of a letter from the Crown Agents for the Colonies, containing an explanation of the circumstances under which they engaged the "John Stephenson" for theconveyanceManuscript image conveyance of Stores to Vancouver. I am glad to learn from this letter that since the date of your Despatch she has arrived.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Julyan to Elliot, 8 November 1864, forwarding a letter from shipping agents reporting that the "missing" ship John Stephenson has arrived at Vancouver Island.
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Copy, Shipping Agents to the Crown Agents for the Colonies, 5 November 1864, reporting the arrival of the John Stephenson at Vancouver Island.
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Copy, "Schedule of Tenders received in answer to a public advertisement for the conveyance to Victoria, Vancouver Island, of about 131 tons of freight."
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 16 November 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 344. 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/V647261.html.

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