No. 11
Downing Street,
2 September 1858
Sir,
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
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
E B Lytton
Footnotes
  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.
People in this document

Brew, Chartres

Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Places in this document

British Columbia

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 2 September 1858, LAC RG7:G8C/6, 97. 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/B587011.html.

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