CORRESPONDENCE RELATIVE TO BRISTEED'S APPLICATION FOR LICENSE TO SEARCH FOR CRYOLITE ON COAST OF LABRADOR, 1868.
HUDSON BAY COMPANY'S RECORDS.
MR. FREDERIC ROGERS TO THE EARL OF KIMBERLEY, 30TH JUNE, 1868.
30th June 1868.
The Earl of Kimberley.
I am directed by the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos to transmit to your Lordship the enclosed copy of a letter which has been received from Mr. W. G. Bristeed, requesting authority to search for and to work the mineral cryolite on the Northern shore of Labrador between 56° and 60° North latitude. I am also desired to enclose a copy of a report upon this application from the Commissioners of Land and Emigration, and a copy of the answer returned to Mr. Bristeed.
I am etc.