Seymour to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
London
1 November 1865
Sir,
I have had the honor to request that you will be good enough to give instructions for the payment of my half salary as Governor of British Columbia during my absence on leave.
I have received pay up to the 31st ofAugustManuscript image August.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour

Sir F. Rogers, Bart
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Instruct the Agents to issue the pay?
VJ 2 Nov
Draft—& draft to Mr Seymour.
TFE 2/11
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 7 November 1865, instructing them to issue Seymour's half salary.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
See 8234 & the draft answer wh: you do not appear to have seen.
The confirmation of the Ordce No 24 increasing the Gov's salary went out by the Mail of the 16 Oct. The Ordce does not take effect as Law (as will be seen) till H.M's confirmation has been proclaimed—but the Payment then becomes retrospective.
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Elliot to Seymour, 7 November 1865, advising that his half salary would be advanced through the Crown Agents.
Seymour, Frederick to Rogers, Frederic 1 November 1865, CO 60:23, no. 10654, 331. 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/B656S02.html.

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