Memo, Hammond to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
25 January 1870
Mr Hammond presents his Compliments to Sir F. Rogers and, with reference to the Letter from the Colonial Office of the 11th instant is directed by the Earl of Clarendon to state, for the information of Earl Granville that the Queen's Exequatur empowering Mr Matthew Trotter Johnston to be consul for British Columbia to reside at Victoria for the North German Confederation has this day received Her Majesty's Signature.
The Notification of Her Majesty's Approval of Mr Johnston's Appointment will appear in the "Gazette" of the 28th instant.
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Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Inform the Gov. L[ithographed] F[orm].
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Draft reply, Granville to Musgrave, No. 8, 28 January 1870.