No. 2
14th June 1869
My Lord,
I have the honor to report that I have this day appointed Mr Charles Good, to be Acting Colonial Secretary, pending instructions from HerMajesty'sManuscript image Majestys Government.
2. Mr Good has served in the Colonial Secretary's Office for ten years, during the last two of which he has been Assistant Colonial Secretary.
3. I consider Mr Good a clever, energetic officer, and a Gentleman in whom I can place implicit confidence, and I therefore trust Your Lordship will approve of my having conferred uponhimManuscript image him the acting vacancy.
4. I enclose copy of Mr Good's application and of my reply.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your Lordship's most obedient,
humble Servant.
Philip J. Hankin
Administering the Government
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
CC 19 July
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At once.
FR 19/7
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Charles Good, Assistant Colonial Secretary, to Hankin, 14 June 1869, applying for the position of Acting Colonial Secretary.
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Hankin to Good, 14 June 1869, offering him the appointment.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Granville to Musgrave, No. 74, 22 July 1869.