British Columbia Public Offices 1858
Admiralty 9424 Sep. 13 Passage to Colon for Captain Grant's detachment.   9467 Sep. 15 Passage to Vancouver Island for Hamley.   9494 Sep. 16 Shipment of supplies and equipment for Royal Engineers.   9862 Sep. 22 Establishment of Vice Admiralty Court in BC.   9879 Sep. 27 Increase of pay to men on H.M. ships.   9929 Sep. 29 Passage for Hamley & Gammage on Thames City.   10073 Oct. 2 Accommodations for men aboard Briseis.   10073 10074 Oct. 2 Stationing of man of war at Vancouver Island.   10074 10075 Oct. 2 Sailing orders for Briseis.   10075 10133 Oct. 4 Departure of Thames City for Gravesend.   10133 10184 Oct. 5 Better terms for landing vessels at Fraser's River.   10184 10358 Oct. 11 Conveyance of Royal Engineers from Esquimalt to the Fraser region.   10358 10430 Oct. 13 Transfer of Royal Engineers from Briseis to Euphrates.   10430 10567 Oct. 15 Report from Captain Prevost of conditions in BC gold fields.   10567 10586 Oct. 16 Accommodations for men aboard Euphrates.   10586 10949 Oct. 25 Departure of Briseis for Vancouver Island.   10949 11058 Oct. 28 Provisions to be shipped on Euphrates.   11058 12071 Nov. 24 Shipment of Begbie's baggage aboard Euphrates.   12071 12329 Dec. 2 State of affairs in BC and VI.   12329 12503 Dec. 6 Shipment of Crickmer's baggage aboard Euphrates.   12503 12787 Dec. 15 Dispatch of Royal Marines from China to BC.   12787 13024 Dec. 18 Cost of letters patent for Vice Admiralty Court.   13024 13031 Dec. 18 Commissions and regulations of Vice Admiralty Court.   13031 13320 Dec. 20 Embarkation of Euphrates for BC.   13320 2 Dec. 31 Letters Patent appointing Douglas as Vice Admiral.   3 Dec. 31 Letters Patent appointing Begbie a judge of Vice Admiralty Court.  
Agent (Crown Agents)13182 Dec 23 Equipment ordered by Captain Gosset.   13182
Foreign Office 9628 Sep. 20 Mining licences in BC.   10636 Oct. 18 Navigation rights of HBC on Fraser River.   10636 10768 Oct. 19 Numbers of miners leaving San Francisco for Victoria.   10768 11266 Nov. 2 Crimping of sailors may spread to BC.   11266 11498 Nov. 9 Arrival of Royal Engineers detachment at Panama.   11498 11499 Nov. 9 Transmission of BC despatches from Panama.   11499 11700 Nov. 13 Consuls to assist passage of Royal Engineers to BC.   11700 11989 Nov. 20 Laws governing American coastal trade.   11989 12081 Nov. 24 Departure of Grant's detachment from Panama.   12081 12285 Dec. 1 Arrival of Parsons's detachment at San Francisco.   12285 12286 Dec. 1 Return of gold miners to San Francisco.   12286 12289 Dec. 1 BC despatches entrusted to Parsons.   12289 12881 Dec. 16 Departure of Grant's detachment from San Francisco.   12881
Home Office10983 Oct. 26 Tradesmen from Glasgow wish to emigrate.   10983
Law Office12681 Dec. 10 Establishment of Bishop's See in BC.   12681
Miscellaneous 9463 Sep. 15 Revocation of exclusive trading rights of HBC.   9499 Sep. 16 Instructions for Grant's detachment.   9634 Sep. 19 Letter of introduction for Reverend Gammage.   9790 Sep. 23 HBC's navigation rights on the Columbia River.   9830 Sep. 25 Free passage for clergyman requested.   9832 n.d. - Draft resolution of Colonial Church Committee.   9904 Sep. 28 Free passage for clergyman requested.   10207 Oct. 4 Extra pay for crews of Plumper and Satellite.   10207 10424 Oct. 12 Title to lands around HBC forts in BC.   10424 10427 Oct. 8 Appointment of Reverend Crickmer.   10427 10896 Oct. 18 Pay for Royal Engineers.   10896 10972 Oct. 26 Stationery requirements for BC.   10972 11054 Oct. 29 Conveyance of Parsons's detachment to BC.   11054 11227 Nov. 1 Departure of Parsons's detachment from Panama.   11227 12037 Nov. 22 HBC's navigation rights on the Columbia River.   12037 12090 Nov. 23 Shipment of baggage for Reverend Crickmer.   12090 12266 Nov. 30 Interview with directors, Bank of British North America.   12266 12294 Dec. 1 State of affairs in BC.   12294 12882 Dec. 16 Extension of charter, Bank of British North America.   12882 12943 Dec. 17 Relinquishment of HBC connections by Douglas.   12943
Trade (Board of Trade) 9582 Sep. 18 American entry to coastal trade of BC.   11118 Oct. 30 Harbour regulations for Victoria and Esquimalt.   11118 12900 Dec. 17 Exclusion of American shipping from BC coastal trade.   12900
Treasury 9493 Sep. 16 Expenses of Royal Engineers.   9723 Sep. 21 Expenses of Royal Engineers.   9752 Sep. 22 Appointment of customs officers for BC.   9836 Sep. 25 Expenses of Royal Engineers.   9892 Sep. 28 Expenses of Royal Engineers.   9932 Sep. 29 Passage for James Cooper to Esquimalt.   10236 Oct. 7 Extra pay for Royal Engineers in BC.   10236 10988 Oct. 27 Expenses of Royal Engineers.   10988 11279 Nov. 2 Stamp duties on documents for BC.   11279 11300 Nov. 4 Expense of Mrs. Moody's passage.   11300 11407 Nov. 6 Salary for Colonel Moody to be issued quarterly.   11407 11523 Nov. 10 Bond & sureties executed by Gosset.   11523 11566 Nov. 12 Passage for Moody and two servants.   11566 11765 Nov. 16 Stationery and supplies for BC treasury.   11765 11799 Nov. 17 Water wheel, mill, and lithographic press for BC.   11799 11841 Nov. 18 Expense of stores for Royal Engineers.   11841 11842 Nov. 18 Expenses incurred by Moody.   11842 12043 Nov. 23 Stationery supplies ordered by Moody.   12043 12050 Nov. 23 Charter for Bank of British Columbia and Vancouver Island.   12050 12078 Nov. 24 Stationery and supplies for BC treasury.   12078 12111 Nov. 25 Expenses of Parsons's detachment.   12111 12159 Nov. 27 Charter for Bank of British North America.   12159 12378 Dec. 3 Postal service for BC.   12378 12504 Dec. 6 Rates of pay for Royal Engineers.   12504 12508 Dec. 6 Supply of Parliamentary Papers for BC.   12508 12632 Dec. 9 Expenses of Parsons's detachment.   12632 12648 Dec. 10 Expenses of Grant's detachment.   12648 13034 Dec. 20 Forms for use by treasury in BC.   13034 13189 Dec. 24 Expenses of Parsons's detachment.   13189 13275 Dec. 29 Forms for use by treasury in BC.   13275
War Office 9363 Sep. 10 Transport of Royal Engineers and supplies.   9516 Sep. 16 Transport of Royal Engineers and supplies.   9977 Oct. 1 Engagement of Thames City and Briseis.   10081 Oct. 2 Vessels transporting Royal Engineers chartered to VI only.   10081 10182 Oct. 5 Provisions to be shipped aboard Briseis.   10182 10183 Oct. 4 Hospital orderly to accompany Royal Engineers.   10183 10915 Oct. 23 Coloured maps of BC.   10915 12057 Nov. 23 Provisions to be shipped aboard Euphrates.   12057 12115 Nov. 25 Shipment of Begbie's baggage aboard Euphrates.   12115 12274 Dec. 1 One month's delay in departure of Euphrates.   12274 12379 Dec. 3 Ill health of Corporal Spackman, Royal Engineer.   12379 12529 Dec. 7 Payment of Royal Engineers.   12529 12941 Dec. 18 Military chaplain not authorized for BC.   12941 13025 Dec. 20 Expedition of Lt. Colonel Hawkins of boundary commission to BC.   13025 13097 Dec. 22 Alterations to supplies for Royal Engineers.   13097 13098 Dec. 22 Extra pay and allowances for Royal Engineers.   13098
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Footnotes
  1. Reels 1 & 2 (2 begins, For 11499), PO begins vol. 2, p. 3. vol. 3,
  2. p. 719 is labeled "Index" but no index follows.
Vessels in this document

Briseis

Euphrates

HMS Plumper, 1848-1865

HMS Satellite, 1855-1879

Thames City, 1856

British Columbia Public Offices 1858. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B585__S.xml.html.

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