Hudson's Bay House
November 24th 1852
I have the honor to enclose the answer to Lord Desart's letter of the 2nd July, addressed to the late Sir John Henry Pelly, enclosing copy of an address to Her Majesty from the House of Commons dated 17th June, and I take leave at the same time to enclose for your information a detailed statement of the expenditure of £1986.4.9 incurred for Colonization and Improvements.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedt Servant
A. Colvile

The Right Honble
Sir John Pakington
&. &. &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
This information is for Parliament. Mr Miller?
VJ 26 Novr
Copy to the Land Board also for information.
HM N 26
D 27
JSP 27
Mr Miller
When printed will you let me have a copy for the Land Brd.
VJ 30 Nov
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Colvile to Pakington, 24 November 1852, "By order of the Governor Deputy Governor and Committee," reporting the quantity of land sold, the number of settlers, the monies received from land sales, the monies received from royalties, and the expenses incurred for colonization from the date of the grant to 27 April 1852.
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"Statement of payments applied to the Colonization and improvement of Vancouver's Island to the 31st October 1852."