No. 17
2 April 1867
Sir,
With reference to your despatch No. 16 of the 8th January, I have the honor to transmit to you, for your information and guidance, a copy of a letter from the War Office authorising the payment of a gratuity of £20, undercertainManuscript image certain conditions, to William Bowden as a settler in the Colony under your Government.
Upon your forwarding to this Country Bowden's receipt accompanied by the required Medical Certificate, the War Office will be requested to repay the amount to the Crown Agents to the credit of British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos
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Copy, Lugard to the Under Secretary of State, 29 March 1867, informing that Sir Pakington was pleased to accept a gratuity of £20 on behalf of William Bowden, a settler on Vancouver Island.
Grenville, Richard to Seymour, Frederick 2 April 1867, NAC RG7:G8C/14, 171. 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/B677117.html.

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