No. 32
5th September 1864
Sir,
I have had the honor to receive your despatch No. 17 of the 21st of June directing me to furnish certain explanations which the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury require to enable their Lordships to judge whether the Revenue of 1864 is properly disposed of [in] the Ordinance No. 3 of this year.
2. In obedience to YourcommandsManuscript image commands I have now the honor to forward the Colonial Estimates for 1864 prepared in the forms A and B. I enclose also a copy of the speech with which my Predecessor opened the Legislative Session.
3. The Appropriation Ordinance was passed before my arrival in this Colony.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
These Estimates were required by the Treasury to enable them to consider the Appropriation Ordinance N. 3 of 64. The Returns shew an estimated Revenue of £126,000, & an Expenditure of £146,303. The latter includes the Sum of £10704 under the head of "Home Govt Amount" being the cost of the Barracks, while the estimated Revenue is exclusive of the proceeds of the loan of £100,000, not yet raised.
On the subject of the Barracks we are expecting a Report from the Govr. Send copy of Desp: with the enclosures to the Treasury?
VJ 19 Nov
Draft.
TFE 19/11
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Colonial Estimates for 1864, British Columbia (14 pages).
Speech, as per despatch, not on microfilm.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to F. Peel, Treasury, 26 November 1864, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosures.
People in this document

Cardwell, Edward

Elliot, Thomas Frederick

Jadis, Vane

Peel, Frederick

Seymour, Frederick

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Treasury

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British Columbia

Seymour, Frederick to Cardwell, Edward 5 September 1864, CO 60:19, no. 10596, 110. 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/B64232.html.

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