No. 7
16th February 1866
Sir,
With reference to your Despatch, No. 112, of the 25th September, 1865, I have the honor to authorise you to place the Assay Department in British Columbia under the distinct control of the Superintendent, as proposed by Governor Seymour, instead of leaving it as hithertoManuscript image under the nominal direction of the Treasurer.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
The Officer Administering the Government
People in this document

Birch, Arthur Nonus

Cardwell, Edward

Seymour, Frederick

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British Columbia

Cardwell, Edward to Birch, Arthur Nonus 16 February 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/13, 72. 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/B667007.html.

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