Seymour to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
28 August 1866
I have the honor to request that you will be good enough to give authority to the Agents General to purchase for the use of the Government of British Columbia the undermentioned articles, Two small lawn mowers,
Two chandeliers,
A supply of fireworks for the celebration of Her Majesty's birthday atNewManuscript image New Westminster, on which occasion it is expected that from five to six thousand Indians will be present.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I conclude the authority may be given, & annex Dft to that effect.
WR 30 Augt 1866
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 3 September 1866, authorizing the purchase of the various articles for transmission to the colony.