Lugard to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
22nd February 1866
Sir,
With reference to your letter of the 6th Ultimo, I am directed to acquaint you, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, that the Secretary of State for War has been pleased to authorize the payment, to the men named in the enclosed list, of the gratuities to which they are severally entitled on becoming Settlers in British Columbia; and I am, therefore, to request that the necessary instructions may be given for the issue to these men of the sums stated against their respective names through the Local Authorities of the above named Colony.
I am further to request that priorto theManuscript image to the payment of the said gratuities to these men, a Medical Certificate, (to be attached to the receipt which will be forwarded to this office) may be required from each, to the effect that he is in good health and fit to become a Settler in the Colony.
I have the honor to be,
Sir
Your obedient Servant
Edward Lugard
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Copy to Acting Govr for his infn & guidance in ansr to his desph of the 2d Oct.
ABd 24 Feby
Draft.
TFE 24/2
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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List of men entitled to gratuities upon settlement in the colony, twelve names.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Acting Governor Birch, No. 10, 28 February 1866.
Lugard, Edward to Elliot, Thomas Frederick 22 February 1866, CO 60:26, no. 1890, 207. 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/B665WA02.html.

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