No. 19
5 September 1870
Sir,
With reference to your Despatch No. 71 of the 17th May in which you forwarded Ordinance No. 11 "To authorize a Loan of £75,000" and stating reasons for preferring the course authorized by that Ordinance to the scheme suggested by Mr. Julyan forreadjustingManuscript image readjusting the public debt of the Colony, I have the honor to transmit to you a letter from that gentleman, in which he offers various observations on your proposals.
The considerations urged by Mr. Julyan appear to demand very serious attention, and the hope that your Government may be led to adopt a scheme likely to be more successful in the operations than that proposed in your Despatch of the 17th May. I have refrained for the present from laying theLoanManuscript image Loan Ordinance before Her Majesty for Confirmation.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your Most Obedient
Humble Servant
Kimberley
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Julyan to Herbert, 26 August 1870, regarding "the position of the Public Debt" of British Columbia.
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Statement regarding the debt of the Colony, signed by Julyan.
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"Statement showing the result of providing for the Debt of British Columbia according to Governor Musgrave's Scheme No. 1."
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"Statement showing the result of providing for the Debt of British Columbia according to Governor Musgrave's Scheme No. 2."
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Statement regarding the debt of the Colony, signed by Julyan.
Wodehouse, John to Musgrave, Anthony 5 September 1870, NAC RG7:G8C/17, 376. 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/B707119.html.

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