No. 66
9 April 1869
My Lord,
With reference to my despatches noted in the margin,
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Confidentials
of 16 November 1868—468
" 21 November " —469
" 29 November " —546
No. 63 of 8 April 1869—5586
I have the honor to forward copy of a letter addressedtoManuscript image to me by Mr W.A.G. Young.
2. I believe Mr Young intends leaving for England, by an early opportunity, and I certainly hope that Your Lordship, bearing in mind the particular circumstances of the case, as set forth in my despatch 'Confidential' of 29 November 1868, will be enabled to offer Mr YoungemploymentManuscript image employment, if not promotion, in another of Her Majesty's Colonies.
3. I shall write further on this subject.
I have the honor to be
My Lord,
Your Lordship's most obedient humble
Servant,
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
Mr Hankin has been sworn in [as] Colonial Secy & Mr Young is shortly coming to England.
The Govr intends to write further.
CC 18 May
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See also 5586. At once.
Wait for letters & Mr Young.
FRS 19/5
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See subsequent 94/7501 May 17, 1869.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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W.A.G. Young to Seymour, 9 April 1869, acknowledging his replacement as Colonial Secretary and asking that the Secretary of State should be informed of his circumstances.
Seymour, Frederick to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 9 April 1869, CO 60:35, no. 5589, 465. 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/B69066.html.

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