Nanaimo District
At the time of this despatch, Nanaimo District, which can be seen on this map, refers to one of the electoral districts of the Vancouver Island House of Assembly. In the same despatch, Douglas mentions that the Nanaimo District was the only district that failed to provide results for the 1860 elections.
Currently, as a constituency in the British Columbia Legeslative Assembly, Nanaimo District is split into the Nanaimo—Alberni District to the north, and the Nanaimo—Cowichan District to the south.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Nanaimo District. 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/nanaimo_district.html.

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