Franks to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
5 John St, Berkeley Sq.
Ap. 9. '64
I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 8th inst, in which you acquaint me of the fact that the Duke of Newcastle has selected me for the post of Treasurer in British Columbia, of the amount of my Salary & of the terms upon which I am Entitled to draw it.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
Charles W. Franks

T.F. Elliot Esq
&c &c &c
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Inform the Governor of this apptment, & also when Mr Franks takes his departure, if we can ascertain this time.
ABd 11 Apl
Draft to Governor. Recapitulate the terms (as to emoluments) in the despatch.
TFE 11/4
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Franks, 16 April 1864, asking him to contact Treasury regarding his securities, and asking when he would be ready to leave for the colony.
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Rogers to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 16 April 1864, advising of the appointment and discussing the requisite securities.