No. 67
14th April 1867
My Lord,
With reference to my despatch No. 58 of the 6th April I have now the honor to transmit a certificate shewing that I have given Mr Alexander Watson six month's leave of absence.
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2. Mr Watson was Treasurer of Vancouver Island. His Office was abolished on the Proclamation uniting the Colonies. This leave of absence on full pay and the payment of passage for himself and family are intended as compensation for the loss of office Mr Watson has sustained.
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
As a matter of form confirm the leave.
CC 20/6
TFE 21 June
CBA 21/6
B&C 21/6
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Certification granting Alexander Watson leave of absence for six months, signed by Seymour.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 41, 26 June 1867 confirming Watson’s leave of absence.