No. 155
30th November 1867
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the last Session of the Legislature of this Colony, entitled;No. 27.Manuscript image No. 27. An Ordinance to confirm the Expenditure for the services of the year 1866, not authorized in the grant for that year. I add the reports of the Attorney General and of the Auditor General.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your most obedient,
humble Servant.
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
To be allowed but with Treasury an concurrence.
CC 4/2
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This like the Ordce enclosed in 11760 ought to have been sent home long ago. Both shd now I apprehend go to Treay with this observation.
FR 10/2
B&C 11/2
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1200 1201 1210 1211 (with 11760) and 1217
I have minuted each of these separately but HG will I think like to receive & consider them together. I have kept them for some days thinking there wd be more in them than there is. 1200 A return of cash on hand & account with Bank of B.C. to Treasy [marked "done"]. 1201 A useful statement of receipts & expenditure for 3 quarters of 1867. To Treasy [marked "done"]. 1210 The Blue Book Report—with an account of the state of the Colony—wh appears advancing (qu Treasy) [marked "done"]. 1211 A Supplementary Appropriation Ordce for 1866 wh shd go to Treasy with the Ordce & Estimate for 1867 (11760) [marked "done"]. 1217 Govr Seymour's appeal for a loan of £50,000. Print with the papers now printing on B.C. finance [marked "doing"].
FR 10/2
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A Loan is impossible but some assistance may be given.
CBA 10/2
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Assistance will have to be given I fear—print the 1217 & then return the papers.
B&C 11/2
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Seymour, 12 July 1867, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
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Robert Ker, Auditor General, to Colonial Secretary, 27 November 1867, forwarding copy of supplementary estimates for 1866.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Secretary of the Treasury, 19 February 1868, forwarding copies of various despatches relating to the finances of the colony for consideration of the ordinance.
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
This draft & others L[ithographed] F[orm] to the Ty dispose of the despatches in accordance with your Minute. I have added a copy of the Blue Book Report 1210.
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 30 November 1867, CO 60:29, no. 1211, 507. 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/B67155.html.

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