No. 33
9th March 1869
My Lord,
With reference to my despatch No. 136 of 21st December 1868, announcing the opening of the Legislative Session, I have now the honor to add that everythinghasManuscript image has progressed satisfactorily. All the Bills in which I felt an interest have been passed and I hope to be able to prorogue the Council on Saturday the 13th Instant.
2. I am pressing on business in every way, inasmuch as the Spring is well advanced and it is desirable that the Magistrates should return to their respective Districts.
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3. I found it indispensable to keep on Mr Young as Acting Colonial Secretary. We should never have got the Financial Bills through with Mr Hankin as Presiding Member.
I have the honor [to be]
My Lord,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
No disturbance up to the 9th March—but you will see his reason for not having put Mr Hankin into his Office.
CC 24/4
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Sir F. Rogers
Refer.
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I should like to see the recent dph telling Mr Seymour that he must complete Mr Hankin's apptmt.
FR 26/4
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Herewith.
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Refer Mr S. to that letter.
FR 26/4
WM 27/4
G 28/4
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Granville to Seymour, Confidential, 30 April 1869.
Minutes by CO staff
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This must be marked Confl as it refers to a Confl desp?
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Yes.
Seymour, Frederick to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 9 March 1869, CO 60:35, no. 4638, 164. 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/B69033.html.

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