No. 65
Victoria
1st July 1868
My Lord Duke,
I have had the honor to receive Your Grace's despatch No. 29 of the 21st May, pointing out that I had not given advice of the sum offifteenManuscript image fifteen hundred pounds having been drawn on the Paymaster General for the Maintenance of the Royal Marines stationed on San Juan Island.
2. I must attribute this omission more to Postal irregularities than to negligence on my part as I observe that my despatch No. 19 of the 18th March, gave Your Grace notice that I had authorizedtheManuscript image the drawing for the amount mentioned.
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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Mr Elliot
The despatch No 19 to which he refers was not recd till 16 June.
Put by.
CC 29/8
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At once.
TFE 29/8
People in this document

Cox, Charles

Elliot, Thomas Frederick

Grenville, Richard

Seymour, Frederick

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Places in this document

San Juan Island

Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 1 July 1868, CO 60:33, no. 9560, 2. 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/B68065.html.

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