Separate
Victoria
25th June 1868
My Lord Duke,
With reference to My despatch No. 53 of 1st June, I have the honor to state that I have this day handed over the Public SealofManuscript image of Vancouver Island to Rear Admiral Hastings. The Seal will I believe be conveyed to the Colonial Office by Commander Denny late of Her Majesty's ship "Forward".
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
Commander Denny delivered to me the Seal & I have given him an acquittal for it. It would now be sent to the Council Office to be defaced as usual.
GG 17 Augt
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At once.
FR 19/8
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Buckingham to Lord President of the Council, 26 August 1868, forwarding the public seal for defacement.
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 25 June 1868, CO 60:32, no. 9050, 515. 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/B68062SP.html.

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