No. 58
Downing Street
30 October 1860
With reference to my despatch No. 52 of the 19th Instant, I am directed by the Secretary of State to inclose for your information and guidance the accompanying copy of a letter from the Treasury explaining the steps that have been taken for complying with your application for a supply of coin for the use of British Columbia.
I am further to inform youManuscript imageyou that coin to the value of £6900 Sterling has been shipped on board H.M's ship "Tartar" which Vessel is understood to have sailed from Portsmouth on the 27th of this Month for Vancouver Island.
I have the honor to be
Your Obedient Servant
Frederic Rogers
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Hamilton to Rogers, 25 October 1860, forwarding a copy of a letter regarding the request for coin for British Columbia that was sent to the Master of the Mint, and informing the Colonial Office that the Treasury will pay for the coin from the Grant for British Columbia.
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Hamilton to Graham, 24 October 1860, detailing what coin the Treasury would like sent to British Columbia.
People in this document

Douglas, James

Graham, Thomas

Hamilton, George Alexander

Rogers, Frederic

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office


Vessels in this document

HMS Tartar

Places in this document

British Columbia

Vancouver Island