Hill, Captain Bennett H.
According to this despatch, Captain Bennett H. Hill, who was commandant of the US military post at Chelakom, requested permission from Blanshard to send a force to Vancouver Island in order to detain two military deserters who had fled to the island on an HBC schooner. Blanshard, however, denied Hill’s request.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Hill, Captain Bennett H.. 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/hill_bh.html.

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