No. 11
3 November 1858
I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your Despatch No 11 of the 2nd September last1, acquainting me that you have appointed Mr Chartres Brew to be Chief Inspector of Police in British Columbia, and enclosing to me the Testimonials of that Gentleman. 2
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2. I have to offer my best thanks for your considerate attention in sending out Mr Brew to British Columbia. The instructions you have communicated respecting Mr Brew's pay and allowances have been noted, and will be duly attended to.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Governor of Vancouver's Island
and of British Columbia
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
See 560 from Mr Brew. 3
VJ 18 Jan
4 HM Jan 17 [sic] C Jany 18
  1. = Lytton to Douglas CO 398/1, No. 11, p. 64, 2 Sep 58, appointment of Brew
  2. = Lytton to Douglas CO 398/1, No. 11, p. 64, 2 Sep 58. Brew's testimonials can be found in 8821, C0 6/27, pp. 142-48.
  3. = appointment as Chief Inspector FIND 560/59 ?? Brew appointed chief inspector.
  4. Either Jadis's or Merivale's signature is probably misdated; normally, Jadis would have written his minute before Merivale and Carnarvon would add their signatures.
People in this document

Brew, Chartres

Carnarvon, Earl

Douglas, James

Jadis, Vane

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Merivale, Herman

Places in this document

British Columbia

Vancouver Island