Mathew to Cardwell
12 London St.
Norfolk Squ
July 27th 1865
I have the honor to express to you my very sincere thanks for the honor you have been pleased to confer upon me, by my appointment as Colonial Secretary at Honduras.
I have learned that no inconvenience will be sustained to the Public Service by a delay of one month from this time, and therefore proposeifManuscript image if approved of to leave here on the 2nd of September next, devoting the intervening period to the further restoration of my health.
I have the honour also to resign into your hands the appointment which I at present hold namely that of Registrar of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient humble Servt
Greville Buckley Mathew

The Rt Honble
E. Cardwell
&c &c &c
Secretary of State
for the Colonies
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I have put Mr Mathew into communication with Mr Norris, who says that Mr Mathew may stay in England till the 2d Sep. Mail.
This Letter vacates the Office held by Mr Mathew in B.C.—wh: Office is this day conferred on Capn Holmes.
We must inform the Govrs of B.C. & of Honduras of these several appmnts.
We must inform the Crown Agents that Mr Mathews Salary from B.C. ceased this day.
ABd 27 July
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Colonial Office to Crown Agents, 29 July 1865, advising that Mathew's salary as registrar of British Columbia should cease on the 27 July 1865, his resignation being received on that date.