No. 8, Financial
9 February 1860
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Graces Despatch No 23 of the 1st December, referring me to your Graces Despatch of the 20th October last, for instructions on the subject of meeting the cost of the Civil EstablishmentManuscript imageEstablishment of Vancouvers Island, and informing me that your Grace will shortly give full and definite instructions upon the important constitutional and financial questions referred to in my Despatch No 46 of the 12th September last,
With the Emign Commissrs.
and expressing your satisfaction with, and approval of, the other proceedings reported in my said Despatch, and IManuscript imageI feel much gratified at this kind expression of Your Graces opinion.
I have etc.
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Elliot
Put by.
ABd 31/3
TFE 31/3
CF Apl 2
N 3