6th July 1865
With reference to my Despatch No. 25 of the 23rd of May last, I transmit to you herewith the Queen's Warrant for the appointment of Mr. Robert Ker to be Auditor General for the Colony of British Columbia in the room of ___________.
The Crown Agents for the Colonies have been instructed to pay to Mr. Gordon Gairdner the Chief Clerk of my Office, the sum of thirty Shillings being the price of the Stamp on the enclosed Warrant; and you will call on Mr. Robert Ker to repay this amount into the Colonial Treasury.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Minutes by CO staff
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Let the Instrument purchased if not already done. Request the Auditor to pay the Stamp duty into the Treasury & furnish a receipt.
ANB 20 Septr/ 65
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Appointment of Rober Ker as Auditor General, 6 July 1865.