No. 28
15th January 1867
My Lord,
I have had the honor to receive Your Lordship's despatches noted in the Margin,
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Vancouver Island No. 17, 10th Novr 1866.
British Columbia No. 19, 14th Novr 1866.
respecting claims advanced by the Government of Vancouver Island against that of British Columbia on accountofManuscript image of the maintenance of Lighthouses and the Conveyance of Mails.
2. I was not satisfied that the claims were well founded and therefore resisted them. Now however that the Colonies have been united with a Common Treasury the Matter necessarily settles itself.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient, humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Another good result of Union.
ABd 20 March
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Put by?
TFE 20/3
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At once.
CBA 21/3
Seymour, Frederick to Carnarvon, Earl 15 January 1867, CO 60:27, no. 2735, 197. 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/B67028.html.

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