No. 52
Downing Street,
19 October 1860
Sir,
I am directed by the Secretary of State to inform you that he has requested the Lords of the Treasury to take steps to send you out the amount of silver and copper coin applied for in your despatch No 216 of the 10th of September 1859.
And I am directed to enclose to you for yourManuscript image information and guidance the copy of a letter which has been received from the Treasury commenting on the views of Captain Gossett [Gosset] with regard to the introduction of British Coins to circulate on the West Coast of America concurrently with the dollar and its subdivisions.
You will of course communicate a copy of that letter to Captain Gossett.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederic Rogers
People in this document

Douglas, James

Gosset, William Driscoll

Rogers, Frederic

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Treasury

Rogers, Frederic to Douglas, James 19 October 1860, LAC RG7:G8C/9, 306. 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/B607052.html.

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