Maitland to Colonial Office
21 Adelaide Crescent
Brighton
31st October 1862
Lady Maitland presents her respectful compliments and having received instructions from her Husband R. Admiral Sir Thomas Maitland, Commander-in-Chief in the Pacific to invest money in "British Columbia" Colonial Government Stock, which the Admiral had reasons to suppose would be issued early inManuscript image November, and Lady Maitland not being able to ascertain whether or not authority has already emanated from the Colonial Office would feel extremely obliged to be informed if she may make application for the said Stock, and to tender every suitable apology if she has committed any irregularity by this application.
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Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
In 10581 the Governor reports that, if the Loan Act is confirmed, he has concluded arrangements with the Bank of B. Columbia for the negociation of the whole of the Loan (£50000). If so there will be no Stock available for private Investments?
VJ 3 Nov
At once. So inform Lady M.
FR 3/12 [3/11]
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Under-Secretary to Lady Maitland, 6 November 1862, advising that although arrangements had not been finalized, measures had been taken "with a view to the disposal of the whole of the stock" to the Bank of British Columbia.
People in this document

Jadis, Vane

Maitland, Thomas

Rogers, Frederic

Young, Amelia

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Bank of British Columbia

Colonial Office

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British Columbia

Young, Amelia to Colonial Office 31 October 1862, CO 60:14, no. 10758, 455. 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/B626M02.html.

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