No. 36
New Westminster
2nd May 1868
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward, herewith, to Your Grace copy of a correspondence which has taken place between the Colonial Government andtheManuscript image the Naval Authorities on this Station relative to certain works of construction and repair that had become necessary at the British Station on the Island of San Juan in order properly to provide for the due accommodation of the Troops stationed there.
2. The correspondence explains itself, but I may state that every care has been taken to restrict theExpenditureManuscript image Expenditure to the lowest limit consistent with actual requirements, and I trust Your Grace will approve my action in the matter.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
At the request of the Admiral Govr Seymour has laid out $5541 in the repair of the Marine Barracks at San Juan, an Imperial concern.
CC 17/June
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At once.
FR 18/6
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Index of correspondence regarding improvement of the Royal Marine buildings at San Juan Island, as follows:
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A.N. Birch, Colonial Secretary, to J.W. Trutch, Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works, 4 June 1867.
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Minute, R.B. Oldfield, no date.
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Trutch to Birch, 18 June 1867.
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Minute, W.A.G. Young, late Colonial Secretary of Vancouver Island, 29 June 1867.
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Young to Henry Perry, Secretary to Hastings, 30 July 1867.
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Perry to Young, 2 August 1867.
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Young to Trutch, 9 September 1867.
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Charles Good, Assistant Colonial Secretary, to Trutch, 20 September 1867.
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Seymour to Hastings, 13 October 1867.
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Trutch to Colonial Secretary, 10 October 1867.
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Hastings to Seymour, 21 October 1867.
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Good to Trutch, 29 October 1867.
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Trutch to Colonial Secretary, 18 March 1868.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Secretary to the Treasury, 22 June 1868, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosures for consideration.
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Rogers to Secretary to the Treasury, 25 March 1869, requesting a response to letter of 22 June 1868.
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 2 May 1868, CO 60:32, no. 6308, 289. 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/B68036.html.

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