No. 71
Victoria Vancouvers Island
3 August 1860
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Grace's despatch No. 27, of the 25th May, relative to the proposed formation of a settlement for Indian converts to
Christianity, and I observe with much satisfaction that your Grace has been pleased to sanction the reserve of several hundred acres of land in the neighbourhood of Fort Simpson, for the use and benefit of the Indians, subject to certain stipulations which I shall
cause to be observed.  
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
Put by.  
27 Sep
Despatch to London:
Douglas to Newcastle, 3 August 1860, National Archives of the UK, 9347, CO 60/8. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed 17 November 2018. 

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