No. 11
Downing Street,
2 September 1858
I have to acquaint you that I have appointed Mr Chartres Brew Chief Inspector of Police in British Columbia with a salary of five hundred pounds (£500) a year.
Mr Brew will receive the sum of One hundred and fifty pounds (£150) to defray the expense of his passage to theManuscript image Colony and also an advance of salary to the extent of One hundred and fifty pounds (£150).
According to the Colonial Regulations 1 Mr Brew will be entitled to half salary from the date of embarkation, and to whole salary from that of his arrival in the Colony.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
E B Lytton
  1. Regulation 89: On appointments to Offices half salary will be allowed, as a general rule, from the date of embarkation, and full salary from the date of arrival in the Colony, Rules and Regulations for Her Majesty's Colonial Service (London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, rev. ed., 1956), p. 27.
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Brew, Chartres

Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

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British Columbia