Smith, William G.
Smith replaced his father William Smith as the secretary for the Hudson's Bay Company at their London office. He worked as Assistant Secretary from 1843-1855 and as Company Secretary from 1855-1871. In 1871, Smith was appointed the role as Consulting Secretary. He held this position until December 1872 when he was removed to a lunatic asylum with no immediate prospects of recovery and remained in the asylum until his death several years later.1
Mentions of this person in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Smith, William G.. 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/smith_wg.html.

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