Cameron to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Cameron, Dublin & Glasgow Marine Insurance Company
Adelaide Chambers,
Gracechurch St.
London, E.C.
29 January 1861
I have had the honour to receive your letter of the 22nd inst. informing me, in answer to mine, that all information regarding the gold produce and minerals of British Columbia was to be found in the paper presented to Parliament. I have to thank you for this, and at the same time beg leave to mention that there are no returns for the year 1860 in print.
May I pray the favor of being informed of the yield of gold for that year?
I have etc.
H. Thomas Cameron
Minutes by CO staff
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There is no despatch from the Govr of British Columbia giving a Return of the Yield of Gold for 1860, but the annexed Despatch gives the quantity of Gold dust received at the Assay Office during the Month of Augt last. This despatch has not yet been printed.
EB Pennell 1 Feby
Mr Elliot
Communicate the above informn to the applicant.
ABd 1 Feby
Draft.
TFE 1/2
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Draft, Rogers to Cameron, 5 February 1861, stating no return had been received concerning the yield of gold for 1860, but advising 1800 ounces of gold dust was received in the assay office for the month of August.
Cameron, H. Thomas to Rogers, Frederic 29 January 1861, CO 60:12, no. 861, 115. 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/B615MI03.html.

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