No. 4
31st July 1866
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatches No. 28 of the 3rd of April enclosing an Ordinance No. 4 to apply a sum of Seven hundred and twenty two thousand one hundred and fourteen dollars and five cents out of theGeneralManuscript image General Revenue of British Columbia to the Service of the year 1866, and No. 31 of the 2nd of April enclosing an Ordinance No. 11 granting a Supplemental Supply of Thirty two thousand four hundred and fifty six pounds, seven shillings and five pence, to the service of the year 1864 and 1865 respectively.
I have laid these Ordinances before The Queen and I have to acquaint you that Her Majesty has been pleased to approve and sanction them.
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You will cause Her Majesty's decision to be made known to the Inhabitants of the Colony in the usual and most authentic manner.
These Ordinances were referred by my Predecessor for the consideration of the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury, and I transmit a copy of their Lordship's reply for your future guidance in regulating the expenditure of the public Money.
I have to request you to furnish me with the financial returns referred toinManuscript image in this Letter, as well as the explanation required by their Lordships respecting the expenditure under the heads of Administration of Justice and Transport Services.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
Carnarvon
The Officer Administering the Government
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Copy, Childers to Rogers, 10 July 1866, aproving of the estimates submitted.
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Birch, Arthur Nonus

Carnarvon, Earl

Childers, Hugh C. E.

Rogers, Frederic

Victoria, Alexandrina

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British Columbia

Carnarvon, Earl to Birch, Arthur Nonus 31 July 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/13, 257. 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/B667104.html.

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