Dick, a Puntledge (K’omoks) man, appears in this non-transcribed document as an accused murderer of a Nimpkish man named Wakeekos. In another document in the same file, Dick’s lawyer Mr.Ring, reports that Wakeekos stabbed Dick’s brother-in-law named Cock-Eye. Following this, Wakeekos was attempting to stab Dick and Dick shot [Wakeekos] with a small gun or pistol. Upon the recommendation of the Chief Justice Joseph Needham, Dick was sentenced to imprisonment for life on 6 April 1866.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Dick. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/dick.html.

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