No. 55
2 October 1863
I have the honor to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a letter from the Agents General for Crown Colonies, accompanied by a detailed statement of the negociation of the Loan of £50,000, authorized by the British Columbia Loan Act of 1863.
In your Despatch No. 28 of the 13th of May last, youcompareManuscript image compare the negotiation in the Colony of a former Loan of £50,000, with the negotiation (as far as you were acquainted with it at that date), of a Loan of £40,000 for Vancouver Island by the Agents General in London.
With reference to this comparison, the Agents General add a complete statement of the latter transaction, together with their observations upon the whole subject.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
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Copy, Julyan to Rogers, 16 September 1863, on the loan to British Columbia and includes "details of the whole proceeding" in the "enclosed schedule."
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 2 October 1863, NAC RG7:G8C/10, 603. 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.

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