No. 106
11th September 1865
I have the honor to report that previous to Governor Seymour's departure from this Colony he selected Mr Henry Maynard Ball to fill the appointment of Acting ColonialSecretaryManuscript image Secretary during my temporary Administration of the Government.
2. Mr Ball has held the Appointment of Assistant Gold Commissioner and Stipendiary Magistrate in this Colony since 1859; he has also been a member of the Legislative Council since the formation of that Board in 1863, and I know no one in the Colony morerespectedManuscript image respected by all classes of the Community.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Acknowledge & approve Mr Ball's temporary appointment?
VJ 4 Nov
TFE 4 Nov
EC 5
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Officer Administering the Government, No. 87, 10 November 1865.