No. 7
21 January 1869
My Lord Duke,
I have had the honor to receive Your Grace's despatch No 100 of the 25th November, respecting the postal arrangements which exist on the part ofBritishManuscript image British Columbia with the United Kingdom, the Dominion of Canada, and the United States.
2. The local Government feel very grateful to Your Grace for the trouble you have taken in this matter.
3. I have the honor to enclose the Returns called for by Your Grace.
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4. Perhaps you would kindly direct the amount due to the Colony to be placed to it's credit with the Crown Agents.
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. Sandford
To the Post Office, calling attention to the request that the amount due to the Colony may be paid to the Crown Agents.
CC 31/3
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At once.
FRS 31/3
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Two statements showing the amount paid by the colony for the conveyance of mail to and from San Francisco for the periods 17 January to 1 June 1868, and 1 June to 31 December 1868, both signed by Robert Ker, Auditor General, 21 January 1869.
Other documents included in the file
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Sandford to Secretary to the General Post Office, 3 April 1869, forwarding copy of the despatch and statements and requesting the amount owing to the colony be forwarded to the Crown Agents.