• Creator
  • Gholson, Richard D., 1802-1861
  • Created Date
  • 1859
  • Description
  • Washington Territorial Governor, Richard D. Gholson writes to San Juan Island Judge, Henry R. Crosbie, to explain that a recent agreement reached between the U.S. and Great Britain allows joint occupation of San Juan Island and other islands in the Haro Strait. To ensure Washington Territory's good faith as representative of the U.S. government, Gholson commands Crosbie to make reparations to any British subject that has been fined or punished... more
    Washington Territorial Governor, Richard D. Gholson writes to San Juan Island Judge, Henry R. Crosbie, to explain that a recent agreement reached between the U.S. and Great Britain allows joint occupation of San Juan Island and other islands in the Haro Strait. To ensure Washington Territory's good faith as representative of the U.S. government, Gholson commands Crosbie to make reparations to any British subject that has been fined or punished by a U.S. court on San Juan Island or any of the other nearby islands. Gholson refers specifically to the case of a British subject, William Moore, in which Moore had been fined and imprisoned for a day for selling liquor to soldiers and Native Americans. Gholson instructs Crosbie to make receipts of these reparations and forward them to the Washington Territory government. He also asks that Crosbie record statements of the facts relating to each case he has heard relating to British subjects and send these statements to him. In case of... less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2007