Cary to Carnarvon (Parliamentary Under-Secretary)

To The Right Honorable the Earl of Carnarvon

My Lord
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Lordships letter of the tenth instant and to request that you will inform Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton that I have great pleasure in accepting the office of Her Majesty's Attorney General for British Columbia and that I shall be prepared Manuscript imageto start for my destination on the second proximo.
I have the honour to be Your Lordship's obedient servant
George Hunter Cary

7 New Square Lincoln's Inn
March 14th 1859
Minutes by CO staff
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Direct the T-y to pay Mr Cary the usual allowance of £150 to Officers going to B. Columbia in the first instance.
ABd 15/3
HM Mh 16
Annex dt.
C Mch 17
[EBL] 17
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Draft, Merivale to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 21 March 1859, asking that £150 be issued to Cary as a salary advance to defray passage costs to the colony.