No. 41
18th March 1869
My Lord,
I have had the honor to receive Your Lordship's Despatch No. 1 of the 5th of January, forwarding a note from the Belgian Minister, requesting thataManuscript image a document may be obtained from a person named Verheyden, containing his consent to the Marriage of his daughter Pauline.
2. I enclose copy of a letter from Mr Verheyden showing that he will not give his consent without some further information on the subject.
I have the honor to be
My Lord
Your Lordship's most obedient
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Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Dft. herewith.
CC 14 May
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Charles Verheyden to Acting Colonial Secretary, 11 March 1869, refusing to give the consent requested without further information.
Other documents included in the file
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Sandford to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 17 May 1869, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosure with reference to previous correspondence.
Seymour, Frederick to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 18 March 1869, CO 60:35, no. 5398, 231. 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/B69041.html.

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