No. 2
30 April 1858
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch of the 22nd January No 3 requesting the support of Her Majesty's Government in favor of any measure which mayManuscript image be proposed by the Hudson's Bay Company for defraying the salary of the Chief Justice of the Colony.
Having communicated with the Governor of the Company upon this subject I learn from him that instructions (of which he has sent me a copy) were sent to you upon it in November last. It appears to be the opinion of the Company, from which I do not myself see reason to dissent that it should devolve upon the local Legislature to provide the means of defraying the salary of the Chief Justice, and I trust that you will be enabled to secure a proper provision for him from that source.
I have etc.
People in this document

Cameron, David

Douglas, James

Stanley, Edward Henry

Organizations in this document

Hudson's Bay Company

Stanley, Edward Henry to Douglas, James 30 April 1858, CO 410:1, 125. 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/V587102.html.

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