No. 4
7th January 1870
My Lord,
I have the honor to transmit herewith, Returns relating to the Revenue and Expenditure of the Colony during the 1st and 2nd Quarters of last Year.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord
Your most obedient
humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Round
See 11067 with a comparative statement of the Revenue for the 2 first Quarters of 1867 & 1868.
Please draw out a comparative statement of the same Quarters of 1869 herein, with the above.
CC 24/2
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Mr Cox
See annexed table. I have taken the figures for 1867 & 1868 from the Treasury returns for those years which are similar in form to those now received for 1869, and not from 105/11067/68, which does not appear to be so accurate.
FRR 26/2
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Mr Herbert
As regards the Revenue however for 1868—see Govr despatch 18 Oct/69 p. 3.
Put by.
CC 28/2
RGWH Feb 28/70
WM 28/2
G 3/3
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Comparative Statement of the Revenue of
British Columbia for the first Six Months
of 1867, 1868 & 1869
.fo off 1867 1868 1869 $ $ $ Customs 105,389.42 178,674.56 162,382.65 Port of Harbour Dues 5,834.03 6,407.78 6,861.86 I Road Tolls 19,910.48 23,669.31 17,716.31 Excise Duties 409.50 2,704.45 2,105.72 Land Sales 2,250.77 2,522.13 322.00 Land Revenue 1,087.60 3,268.23 2,360.40 Rents Exclusive of Land 899.25 980.50 757.75 Free Miners Certificates 6,820.00 5,467.50 5,557.50 I Mining Receipts General 10,220.37 8,399.30 6,249.75 Licenses 26,155.46 22,662.27 19,910.36 Postage 5,597.33 5,339.14 6,085.17 I Fines Forfeitures & Fees 2,178.95 2,036.25 1,829.09 Fees of Office 1,680.21 1,220.55 1,406.32 I Sale of Govt. Property 1,139.80 484.38 161.66 Reimbursements in aid of Expenses 2,985.06 4,190.45 4,799.10 I Miscellaneous Receipts 64.07 163.82 3.00 Arrears of Taxation — Vancouver Island 6,214.65 3,451.37 _____________________________________ $198,836.95 271,635.99 238,508.64 .fo on
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Returns of revenue and expenditure for first and second quarters 1869, as per despatch (22 printed pages).
Musgrave, Anthony to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 7 January 1870, CO 60:38, no. 2136, 21. 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/B70004.html.

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