Lushington to Under-Secretary of State
18 February 1870
Sir
With reference to Sir F.R. Sandford's letter of 25 October last stating that Lord Granville had requested Mrs Seymour, the Widow of the late Governor of British Columbia, to pay to the credit of Naval Funds the sum of One pound four shillings and six pence (£1.4.6), being the cost of washing linen belonging to the Poop Cabin of Her Majesty's Ship "Sparrowhawk"whenManuscript image when occupied by Mr Seymour, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you, for the information of Lord Granville, that the amount has not yet been paid, so far as advices have been received, and to request that you will move his Lordship to call the attention of Mrs Seymour to the matter.
I am
Sir
Your obedient Servant
Vernon Lushington
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 19/2
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Mr Birch might speak to Mrs Seymour privately.
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If he has no objection? At once.
RGWH Feb 17/70
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Mr Cox
I have seen Mrs Seymours brother about this. The amount will be paid at once to the cr of Naval funds.
WR 25/2
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Mr Herbert
Answer that Lord Granville has been given to understand that steps would be taken for immediate payment.
CC 26/2
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Yes.
RGWH Feb 26/70
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At once.
WM 28/2
Other documents included in the file
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Herbert to Secretary to the Admiralty, 3 March 1870, advising steps had been taken to secure payment of the outstanding account.
Lushington, Vernon to Monsell, William 18 February 1870, CO 60:42, no. 1896, 11. 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/B705AD02.html.

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