Central Press to Colonial Office
The Central Press [?]
112 Strand. W.C.


Death of Governor Seymour
June 12th [1869]
Advices received here viâ San Francisco state that the Governor of British ColumbiaMr Frederick Seymour—died on Thursday last, whilst inspecting the Coasts of the Colony on board the Gunboat Sparrowhawk. The senior member of the Council has assumed the lead of the Government pending instructions from England.
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Minutes by CO staff
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CC 17/6
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At once.
FRS 17/6
People in this document

Cox, Charles

Sandford, Francis Richard

Seymour, Frederick

Organizations in this document

Central Press

Colonial Office

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HMS Sparrowhawk

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British Columbia

New York

San Francisco

Central Press to Colonial Office 12 June 1869, CO 60:37, no. 6808, 301. 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/B695MI07.html.

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