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Pollock to Cardwell

Union St.
New Milns
6 February 1865

The Right Honourable Edward Cardwell

My son Robert Pollock was one of the number who was Murdered at Bute Inlet in British Columbia by the natives on the 30th of April 1864.

I received the inclosed judging from its contents and Postage unpaid. I am not [most] disapointed at receiving no farther word from Mr. Waddington.
Please be so good as let me know if you could effect a settlement of the same or advise me how to act.

& oblidge yours
John Pollock

Edward Cardwell
Downing St London

Mr. Elliot

Answer that Mr. Cardwell regrets that he cannot assist the writer.
Return the enclosure, which seems like an original Letter.

ABd 8 Feb

TFE 8/2


Not in file.


Colonial Office to Pollock, 10 February 1865, advising that they could not help procure payment of any money which may have been due to his son from Waddington at the time of his death.

Source: Great Britain Public Record Office, Colonial Office Records, CO 60/23, p. 315, 1180, John Pollock, Letter to Cardwell, sent February 6, 1865, received February 8, 1865.

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