No. 44
New Westminster
13th May 1868
My Lord Duke,
I have had the honor to receive Your Grace's Circular despatch of the 18th December 1867 on the subject of Escheats to the Crown.
2. In reply I have to state that the Legislature of this Colony is not nowManuscript image in Session, but I can assure Your Grace that whenever it shall be called upon to deal with the subject of escheats advantage will be taken of the information Your Grace has been good enough to forward, to pass a satisfactory measure. Acting on Your Graces instructions I shall not feel it necessary to reserve the Ordinance for consideration.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke,
YourManuscript image Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 1 July
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Mr Holland
I think you deal with the answers to this Circular respecting Escheats?
AWLH 1/7/68
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Mr Hemming
Put by at once.
HTH 2/7
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Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 13 May 1868, CO 60:32, no. 6933, 395. 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.

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