No. 75
18 December 1863
In conformity with the instructions contained in the Book of Colonial Regulations I have the honor to forward herewith to your Grace the returns described on the othersideManuscript image side hereof
Return of Regular Revenue.
" Revenue derived from Rents.
" Casual Revenue.
" Receipts in aid of Revenue.
" Deposits not available.
" Repayment of Colonial Advances.
" Civil charges regularly authorized.
" Advances for the Colonial Service.
" Repayment of Loans.
" Advances from the Colonial funds to Military Chest.
" Repayment of Deposits.
" Charges of an unusual description.
Abstract of Transactions for the June Quarter.
as received from the Treasurer for the Quarter ending 30th June 1863.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Treasury. Supposing the 3 other quarters of the year to be as productive as the one herein reported, the Revenue of this Colony—only 5 years old—amounts to nigh £150,000 a year.
ABd 13 Feb
Mr Fortescue
This fact is worth your knowing. To Treasury, as proposed?
TFE 13/2
CF 13
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Thirteen returns, as per despatch, each signed by C. Brew, Acting Treasurer.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 19 February 1864, forwarding copy of the financial returns.
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 18 December 1863, CO 60:16, no. 1276, 339. 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/B63075.html.

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