No. 68
22 November 1864
With reference to Mr Birch's despatch No. 21 of 12th August, addressed in my absence, to the Duke of Newcastle, I have the honor to inform you that Captain Holmes, R.A. left New Westminster on the 19th instant to assume the duties of Colonial Secretary of British Honduras, to which Office he was appointed by His Grace.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Capn Holmes will on his reaching Jamaica or at any rate Honduras, be met by Mr Cardwell's desph of the 16 Novr.
ABd 13 Feb
TFE 14/2
CF 14
EC 15
Put by.
[ABd] 28 July/65
Seymour, Frederick to Cardwell, Edward 22 November 1864, CO 60:19, no. 1373, 384. 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/B64268.html.

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