No. 20
7 March 1870
Sir,
With reference to your Despatch No. 2 of the 1st January last, reporting the provisional appointment of Messrs. John Sebastian Helmcken and William Weir Carrall to be Members of the Executive Council of the Colony of British Columbia I have to acquaint you that having submitted the names of Messrs. Helmcken and Carrall to the Queen in Council, Her Majesty has been pleased to approve their appointment.
I transmit to you herewith a Warrant, under the Royal Sign Manual, authorizing you to appoint those Gentlemen to seats in that Council accordingly.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant,
Granville
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"Warrant for the appointment of John Sebastian Helmcken and William Weir Carrall, Esquires, to be Members of the Executive Council British Columbia," signed by Granville.
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Musgrave, Anthony 7 March 1870, NAC RG7:G8C/17, 80. 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/B707020.html.

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