Ransom to Newcastle
The Bank of British Columbia
80, Lombard Street, E.C.
18 April 1863
My Lord Duke,
In accordance with the requirements of our Charter I have the honor to send you the statement of the liability and assets of this Bank for the half year ending 31st Decr 1862, and have honor to be,
I have the honor to be
Your Grace's
most obedient Servant
Henry E. Ransom
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
ABd 20 Apl
TFE 20/4
Documents enclosed with the main document (transcribed)
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Statement of the Bank of British Columbia for half year ending 31 December 1862

Cash at Bankers in London 11947. 8. 6.
Coin in the Colony at Victoria V.I. 33829.12. 7.
Loans Discounts & other Advances 106399. 9. 8.
Preliminary Expences Office Furniture 2413. 7. 5.
£154589.18. 2.
Paid up Capital 125000. 0. 0.
Deposits & other Liabilities 29589.18. 2.
154589.18. 2.

Tho. W.L. Mackean, Chairman
J. Whittet Smith, Accountant
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Manager, Bank of British Columbia, 24 April 1863, acknowledging receipt of his letter and statement.