No. 47
9 December 1858
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No 25 of the 24th September, enclosing a copy of Her Majesty's Commission to Colonel Moody as LieutenantGovernorManuscript image Governor of British Columbia, and I feel assured that his great Colonial experience will be of the utmost service to the Colony. 1
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 29 Jany
HM Jan 29
C Jany 29
  1. Moody's commission as Lt Gov (see Lytton to Douglas, 24 September 1858, No. 25, CO 398/1, p. 105). Moody's commission as lieutenant governor, dated Balmoral, 21 September 1858, can be found in: Great Britain, Colonial Office, Despatches from London, C AB 10.2 1, PABC. Moody was sworn in as lieutenant governor and chief commissioner of lands and works on 4 January 1859. Gazette, 6 January 1859.
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Carnarvon, Earl

Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Merivale, Herman

Moody, Richard Clement

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British Columbia


Vancouver Island