No. 51, Miscellaneous
4 November 1862
Referring to your Despatch No 116 of the 30 August last, calling my attention to the Account of Vancouver Island Colony with the Agents General being overdrawn, I have the honor to acquaint Your Grace that on the 6th October,theManuscript image the sum of One Hundred pounds (£100) was remitted to the Agents General, and that by this Mail a further sum of Five Hundred pounds (£500) will be forwarded, which will leave a Balance in favor of the Colony.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Inform the Agent, tho' he will probably have been apprized of the remittance by the Govr?
VJ 22 Decr
At once.
FR 23/12
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Agents General, 29 December 1862, advising of the sums forwarded by the governor.