White to Colonial Office
20, Oxford Terrace,
Hyde Park. W.
27th March 1870
With reference to your letter of December last, in which my application for an extension of leave was refused,Manuscript image I have the honor to inform you that as I found it impossible to return from Canada in time to report myself before the expiration of my leave, IManuscript image have no option but to tender my resignation of my post as Clerk to the Gold Commissioner of the Columbia District, in the Colony of British Columbia.
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I have the honor
to be
Your obedt Servt
John White
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Inform the Govr with reference to his despatch 5399.
CC 30/3
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& acquaint Mr White.
At once.
RGWH Mar 30/70
Other documents included in the file
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Herbert to White, 5 April 1870, accepting his resignation.
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Draft reply, Granville to Musgrave, No. 37, 5 April 1870.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr White went to Canada to seek other employment.