No. 104
9th September 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to report that in conformity with the Royal Instructions I have this day taken the Oaths of Office as Administrator of the Government during the temporary absence of GovernorSeymourManuscript image Seymour.
2. Mr Seymour took his departure for England by the Mail Steamer which left Esquimalt on the 7th Instant.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Acknowledge.
VJ 4 Nov
Draft.
TFE 6/11
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Officer Administering the Government, No. 86, 10 November 1865.
Birch, Arthur Nonus to Cardwell, Edward 9 September 1865, CO 60:22, no. 10726, 320. 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/B65104.html.

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