No. 51, Financial
26 August 1861
I have the honor to forward herewith, a comparative approximate Statement of the Revenue of the Colony of BritishColumbiaManuscript image Columbia during the Half years ending 30th of June 1860 and 1861, and I trust the same may be of interest to Your Grace.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Copy to Treasury.
The Land sales will probably revive now that purchases may be made at 4/2 per Acre.
The Assay fees are much less than I expected, & I think, than the amount the Governor gave us reason to hope for when the Dt was established.
ABd 11 Oct
To Treasury.
TFE 11/10
N 12
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Comparative approximate Statement of the Revenue of the Colony during the half years ended 30th June 1860 and 1861 respectively," signed by W.A.G. Young, Audit Office, 12 August 1861.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 15 October 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosure for information.