No. 32
23rd March 1865
I have the honor to transmit a Return, showing the amount issued from the Colonial Treasury during the Year 1864, on account of certain pensions granted by the Imperial Government to persons late of Her Majesty's Army and the Irish Constabulary Force, but nowresidentManuscript image resident in this Colony, and I would suggest that the amount, one hundred and two pounds fourteen shillings and six pence (£102.14.6) be reimbursed to this Colony through the Colonial Agents. The necessary vouchers accompany the Return.
2. I have to request that you will be good enough to instruct me as to the future payment of these pensions.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Joseph Cue's paper shd be sent, I suppose, to the Pay Office (5551). The rest to the War Office—saying, in both instances, that the Governor has requested that the amount of the payments may be reimbursed to the Colony through the Crown Agents.
ABd 1 July
So proceed.
TFE 1 July
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"A Return of the amount paid for Pensions on account of Her Majesty's Government to persons residing within the Colony of British Columbia by the Treasurer during the Year 1864," signed by Robert Ker, Acting Auditor General, 14 March 1865.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to [H. Tortu?], Pay Office, 5 July 1865, forwarding documents showing the pension paid to Joseph Cue and asking that the sum be reimbursed to the colony through the Crown Agents.
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Elliot to Under-Secretary of State for War, 5 July 1865, forwarding documents showing various pensions paid to retired soldiers and asking that the sum be reimbursed to the colony through the Crown Agents.
Seymour, Frederick to Cardwell, Edward 23 March 1865, CO 60:21, no. 6178, 242. 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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