Confidential
10th April 1867
My Lord,
After considerable hesitation I have considered it but fair that I should forward certain minutes of the Executive Council respecting Mr Franks, whomtheManuscript image the Duke of Newcastle appointed Treasurer of this Colony.
2. I have no wish to prejudice Mr Franks in Your Lordship's opinion but merely to show things as they are.
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
See minute on Mr Franks letter recd today (5317).
CC 31 May
TFE 31 May
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Extract, Minutes of Executive Council of British Columbia, 19 and 28 January 1867, regarding the departure of Franks from the colony.
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A.N. Birch to C.W. Franks, 19 January 1867, stating Seymour's intention to put the issue of his departure before the Secretary of State.
Seymour, Frederick to Carnarvon, Earl 10 April 1867, CO 60:28, no. 5084, 47. 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/B67061CO.html.

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