No. 67
5 January 1859
Sir,
I have the honor to communicate for your information the safe arrival at this place of Lieutenant Governor Moody, Captain Gosset, Treasurer, and Mr Cooper Harbour Master of Esquimalt, and that the two former officials were yesterday publicly installed after takingManuscript imagetaking the oaths of office, and they will immediately commence their official duties.
2. I enclose for your information a copy of the Proclamation giving publicity to the appointment and installation of Colonel Moody.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Governor
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 28 Feb
HM Mh l
C Mar 2
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Newspaper clipping, unnamed, 4 January 1859, containing proclamation by Douglas announcing Moody's appointment.
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 5 January 1859, CO 60:4, no. 2146, 27. 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/B59067.html.

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