No. 21
30 June 1859
I have duly received your Despatches Nos 42 and 55 of the 2d & 25h April upon the subject of the repayment of the advances made by me in the year 1856 to the Federal authorities
in Washington Territory to enable them to prosecute hostilities against the Indians.  
2. With reference thereto I am glad to say that by the last mail, I received a letter from the Treasurer of the United States forwarding to me an order for the amount due.  
3. I have to return you my warmest thanks for the kind interest you have manifested in this
matter, and for the course of action you adopted, to which I believe I may mainly attribute the repayment of the money.  
I have etc.
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Merivale
Copy to the Foreign Office. L[ithographed] F[orm].  
HT Irving
26 Augt
At once.  
Augt 27
Other documents included in the file
  • Draft, Merivale to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 2 September 1859, forwarding copy of the despatch.  
Despatch to London:
Douglas to Lytton, 30 June 1859, National Archives of the UK, 8585, CO 305/10. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed 10 December 2018. 

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