No. 105
7 December 1868
Sir,
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your despatches of the numbers and dates noted in the Margin
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No. 102—18 Aug: 68
No. 105—22 Aug: "
enclosing Returns exhibiting the financial condition of British Columbia.
I have also received your despatch No. 72 oftheManuscript image the 28 July enclosing the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for 1868, and an Ordinance No. 12, 1 May 1868 passed by the Legislative Council and entitled "An Ordinance to appropriate the sum of $358,923.5 out of the general revenue of the Colony for the contingent service of the year 1868."
I have to express my approval of those Estimates and to convey to you Her Majesty's gracious confirmation andallowanceManuscript image allowance of the Ordinance No. 12 of 1868 making provision for expenditure which they involve.
I transmit to you for your guidance and for adoption so far as it is applicable to British Columbia a printed copy of a despatch addressed to the Governor of the Straits Settlements laying down the rules which are to be followed in that Colony in the preparation ofEstimatesManuscript image Estimates and financial Returns for the future.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos
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Printed copy of a despatch to the Governor of the Straits Settlements stating the rules to be followed there in preparation of Estimates and Financial Returns for the future.
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Grenville, Richard

Seymour, Frederick

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Grenville, Richard to Seymour, Frederick 7 December 1868, NAC RG7:G8C/15, 526. 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/B687105.html.

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