Maunsell to Assistant Secretary of State
The Militia Barracks
Hampstead N.W.
8th July 1870

Sir,
On behalf of the widow of the late Governor of British Columbia I have the honor to ask that the Earl of Kimberley will move the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to direct the Commissioners of Customs to afford the usual privileges in the passing of eleven cases addressed to Messrs Bushby & Lee, St. Peter'sChambersManuscript image Chambers, Cornhill, marked "F.S." which have arrived in London from Victoria, British Columbia by the ship "Prince of Wales."
These cases contain the personal effects of the late Governor Seymour and were packed in the Colony under my supervision.
I am,
Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
D.C. Maunsell
Private Secretary to the late Govr Seymour

The Assistant Secretary
of State for the Colonies
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
To the Treasury—but shall it be accompanied by a recommendation in favor?
CC 11/7
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I hardly know whether we are in a position to recommend. It might be said that Ld Kimberley is not aware of any reason why this privilege should not be granted.
RGWH July 11/70
K July 11/70
Other documents included in the file
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Herbert to Secretary to the Treasury, 14 July 1870, forwarding copy of Maunsell's letter for consideration.
Maunsell, David Charles to Monsell, William 8 July 1870, CO 60:42, no. 7368, 364. 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/B706M05.html.

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