No. 22
1st March 1869
My Lord,
I have the honor to forward the usual certificates of my having granted, with the advice of the Executive Council, a year's leaveofManuscript image of Absence to Mr Benjamin W. Pearse, Assistant Surveyor General of British Columbia.
2. I gladly take this opportunity of testifying to my entire satisfaction with his Services and my confidence that should he apply for promotion any indulgence he may receive from Your Lordship will be well bestowed.
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
Mr Pearse is entitled to this 12 months leave.
CC 26/4
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Dft at once.
FRS 26/4
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See subsequent P. 4843, Apl 26, 69 [and] P. 137, Jan 4, 1870.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Certificate granting one year's leave of absence to Pearse, signed by Seymour, no date.
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Statement respecting Pearce's salary prior to leave of absence, signed by John Graham, "In Charge of the Treasury," 1 March 1869.