No. 1
Downing Street
18 December 1863
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you; herewith, The Queen's Commission under The Great Seal, appointing you to be Governor and Commander in Chief of the Island of Vancouver and its Dependencies, together with the Instructions under The Royal Sign Manual accompanying the same.
I have etc.
Newcastle
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Kennedy, Arthur 18 December 1863, CO 410:1, 445. 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/V637101.html.

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