No. 229, Miscellaneous
26 October 1859
My Lord Duke
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Grace's Despatch No 7 of the 26th July, in reference to a joint letter from the Treasurer and Collector of Customs, representing the inadequacy of their salaries.
2. I observe your Grace's decisionManuscript imagedecision in this matter, and the expression of your readiness to entertain any proposal which I shall make for the general increase of the salaries of Public Officers in the Colony of British Columbia, whenever the Colonial Revenue will bear such additional burthen, and agreeable to Your Grace's instructions I have communicated those particulars to the Officers above named.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
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HT Irving 27 Dec
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Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 26 October 1859, CO 60:5, no. 12708, 226. 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.

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