Cox to the Colonial Secretary of British Columbia
Gold Commissioner's Office
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt this morning of your communication of the 14 instant referring to the murder of Europeans by Indians near Bute Inlet.
I shall leave this place for Quesnelmouth tomorrow morning where I intend making the necessary arrangements for proceeding immediately to the scene of the late outrage and will use my utmost endeavors to bring the perpetrators to justice.
I have the honor to be
Wm. Ge. Cox
Source: BCA, Colonial Office Records, F379/22, Mflm B-1321, William George Cox, Letter to the Colonial Secretary of British Columbia, May 29, 1864.
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