Trail Reserve: 0050.0894

Microfilm reel B-1317

Colonial Correspondence – File 334 – January-December 1865

 

                                                                        Colonial Secretary’s Office

                                                                                    New Westminster

                                                                                                8th June 1865

 

Sir.

            In a report lately received from Mr. Dewdney he suggests that he may be empowered to lay off a Government Reserve

 

To The Chief

            Commissioner of Lands & Works

 

(p2) on one or both sides of the Columbia River at the point where the trail or road which he is now exploring strikes that river.

            His Excellency approves of Mr. Dewdney’s suggestion being carried out and I am therefore to request that you will give the necessary instructions that such

 

(p3) reservations may be made accordingly.

            I have to honor to be

                                                                        Sir

                                                            Your most obedient Servant

                                                                                    Arthur N. Birch

0050.0894: Trail Reserve

Microfilm Reel B-1317 letter from Colonial Secretary's office - confirming Mr. Dewdneys' suggestion of making sides of trail he is exploring into a Government Reserve.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  June 8, 1865
Publisher:  Colonial Correspondence
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

government reserve trail road

Subjects:

People arrow Dewdneyarrow
People arrow Bircharrow
Government arrow Officials arrow Colonial Secretaryarrow
Physical Features arrow Rivers arrow Columbia Riverarrow
Transportation arrow Trails arrow Dewdney Trailarrow

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