Downing Street
11 August 1860
The attention of the Secretary of State has been called by Mr Pemberton to the circumstance that although since the termination of his agreement with the Hudsons Bay Company he has continued to act under the Colonial Government as Surveyor GeneralManuscript imageGeneral of Vancouver Island he has as yet received no commission confirming him in that position.
The Secretary of State being satisfied with the assurances you have given of Mr Pembertons zeal and ability is pleased to sanction his appointment as Surveyor General, and desires me to transmit to you the Royal WarrantManuscript imageWarrant giving you the requisite authority for this purpose.
I have etc.
C. Fortescue
in the absence of the Secretary of State
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Manuscript image
Warrant, 28 July 1860, appointing J.D. Pemberton surveyor general of Vancouver Island.
People in this document

Douglas, James

Fortescue, Chichester

Pemberton, Joseph Despard

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Hudson's Bay Company

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Vancouver Island