White to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
20 Oxford Terrace
Hyde Park
1 May 1869
I have the honor to report my arrival for one years leave of absence from British Columbia & request that Lord Granville will instruct the Crown Agents to pay me my half salary during that time.
I have the honor to be
Your obedt Servant
John White

Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
The Origl has not yet been received, but there can be no objection to authorize the issue of the 1/2 pay on the strength of the Dup despatch herewith.
WR 1/5/69
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At once.
FRS 1/5
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See subsequent from Govr 42/5399 March 19, 1869.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Seymour to Granville, 19 March 1869, copy of despatch advising John White had been granted one years leave of absence.
Other documents included in the file
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Sandford to White, 3 May 1869, advising that the Crown Agents had been instructed to pay his half salary.
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Sandford to Crown Agents, 3 May 1869, forwarding White's certificate of leave and directing them to issue his half salary.