No. 17
23rd February 1869
My Lord,
With reference to Your Lordship's despatch No 4 of the 30th of December I have to state that IhaveManuscript image have directed an immediate remittance of two thousand pounds (£2000) to be made to the Crown Agents.
2. We are anxiously working through a period of intense depression. But I think that when the railroad is made across the continentBritishManuscript image British Columbia will recover to a certain extent her former prosperity.
3. To shew my zeal to keep up the credit of the Colony, I may mention that I am now five months without Salary.
I have the honor to be
MyManuscript image My Lord,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
Ackn: receipt & refer him to despatch the 13th April. And inform the Agents?
CC 27/4
FRS 27/4
WM 28/4
G 29/4
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Draft reply, Granville to Seymour, No. 29, 1 May 1869.
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Sandford to Crown Agents, 3 May 1869, advising of forthcoming remittance of £2000.
Seymour, Frederick to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 23 February 1869, CO 60:35, no. 4622, 66. 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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