Vancouver Island Despatches to London 1864
Sep Jan. 15 2552 Reporting proceedings of House of Assembly. 2552 V64000SP1 Feb. 8 2903 Requisition for glass shades for lighthouses. 2903 V640012 Feb. 10 2904 Requisition for lighthouse stores. 2904 V640023 Feb. 12 2905 Resolution of Assembly regarding estimates for 1864. 2905 V640034 Mar. 3 4049 Resolution of Assembly regarding appointment of a lawyer as chief justice. 4049 V640045 Mar. 3 4050 Memorial of Assembly regarding defenceless state of the colony. 4050 V640056 Mar. 3 4051 Accounts of receipts and disbursements of imperial moneys. 4051 V640067 Mar. 12 4053 Claim of Wayman against Cary. 40538 Mar. 12 4054 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 40549 Mar. 12 "Not received." 9 B6400210 Mar. 14 6038 Forwarding five acts for confirmation. 6038 V64009Sep Mar. 14 5469 Leave of absence for W.A.G. Young. 5469 V64009SP10a Mar. 25 4366 Reporting Kennedy's arrival in colony. 4366 V6411011 Mar. 29 4760 Reporting Kennedy's assumption of office. 4760 V6411112 Mar. 30 4761 Forwarding newspaper reports of governor's reception. 4761 V64112Mar. 30 4762 Colonial estimates for 1864. (Confidential) 4762 V64112COSep Apr. 14 5470 Proceedings of Assembly regarding governor's residence and private secretary. 5470 V64112SP13 Apr. 14 5471 Governor obliged to take temporary residence. 5471 V6411314 Apr. 15 5472 Requesting copies of instructions and rules and regulations for the colonial service. 5472 V6411415 Apr. 16 5473 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 5473 V6411516 Apr. 16 5474 Forwarding copies of weekly newspapers. 5474 V64116Sep Apr. 23 5475 British subjects complain of arrest and detainment in San Francisco. 5475 V64116SP17 Apr. 27 5476 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 5476 V6411718 Apr. 25 5477 Enquiry into whereabouts of Italian citizen. 5477 V6411819 Apr. 25 5478 Enquiry into whereabouts of Belgian citizen. 5478 V6411920 Apr. 27 5479 Forwarding copies of weekly newspapers. 5479 V6412021 Apr. 27 5480 Forwarding copy of annual estimates for 1864, with comments on salaries voted. 5480 V6412122 May 4 5724 Addresses to Queen and Prince and Princess of Wales upon the birth of a son. 4 B64219SQSep May 5 5725 Resolutions of House of Assembly regarding the civil list. 5725 V64122SPSep May 13 6010 Bute Inlet massacre. 6010 V64122SQ23 May 15 6011 Leave of absence for colonial secretary. 6011 V6412324 May 12 6012 Appointment of a chief justice. 6012 V6412425 May 13 6013 Lawyers fees for crown prosecutions. 6013 V6412526 May 14 6014 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 6014 V6412627 May 20 6966 Requesting authority for salary increase to treasurer. 6966 V6412728 June 4 6967 Henry Wakeford appointed acting colonial secretary. 6967 V6412829 June 4 6968 Correspondence regarding Wakeford's leave from Western Australia. 6968 V6412930 June 4 6969 Addresses to Kennedy on assumption of government. 6969 V6413031 June 4 6970 Disbursement of large sums of public money by surveyor general. 6970 V6413132 June 4 6971 Inquiry if public accounts should be sent to England for audit. 6971 V6413233 June 4 6972 Forwarding letter from John Nicholles complaining of conditions in VI. 6972 V6413334 June 14 7395 Requesting copy of Colonial Volunteer Act. 7395 V6413435 June 14 7396 Defalcations of Gordon written off public accounts. 7396 V6413536 June 14 7397 Resolution of Assembly on reciprocity with the US. 7397 V6413637 June 14 7398 Problem with conveyance of Fisgard Island. 7398 V6413738 June 21 7399 Deed executed by Young conveying Fisgard Island to government. 7399 V6413839 July 7 7928 Asking for six Irish constabulary to be sent to VI. 7928 V6413940 July 7 7929 Forwarding Blue Book for 1863. 7929 V6414041 July 7 7930 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 7930 V6414142 July 7 7931 Forwarding requisition for books. 7931 V6414243 July 7 7932 Forwarding newspapers and government gazette. 7932 V6414344 July 13 8113 Dissolution of House of Assembly. 8113 V6414445 July 13 8114 Discussion of civil list question. 8114 V6414546 July 14 8115 Forwarding act relative to barristers and attorneys for opinion of law officers. 8115 V6414647 July 30 8755 Exploration of island and discovery of gold fields. 8755 V6414748 July 30 8756 Grant of exclusive privileges to California State Telegraph Company. 8756 V6414849 Aug. 1 8757 Defalcations of J. Nagle, late harbour master. 8757 V6414950 Aug. 1 8758 Uncollected arrears of taxes. 8758 V6415051 Aug. 4 8759 Discovery of gold fields on VI. 8759 V6415152 Aug. 5 8760 Information respecting Richard Hatcher. 8760 V6415253 Aug. 16 9424 Golledge appointed gold commissioner. 9424 V6415354 Aug. 16 9425 Notice of intent to have Assembly to discuss the civil list. 9425 V6415455 Aug. 20 9426 Major Foster appointed magistrate at Sooke. 9426 V6415556 Aug. 20 9427 Henry Rhodes appointed to Legislative Council. 9427 V6415657 Aug. 18 9428 Progress of gold mining in Sooke District. 9428 V6415758 Aug. 22 9429 Resignation of Cary as attorney general. 9429 V6415859 Aug. 22 9430 Opening new session of legislature. 9430 V64159Aug. 22 9483 Appointment of colonial secretary. (Confidential) 9483 V64159CO60 Aug. 23 9624 Pardon granted to How-a-matcha. 9624 V6416061 Aug. 24 9625 T.L. Wood appointed acting attorney general. 9625 V6416162 Aug. 31 9626 Report on resignation of Cary. 9626 V6416263 Aug. 31 9627 Irregular retention of fees by Cary as registrar of joint stock companies. 9627 V6416364 Aug. 31 9628 Fees charged by Cary as attorney general. 9628 V6416465 Aug. 31 9629 Construction of Victoria Incorporation Act. 9629 V6416566 Aug. 31 9630 Salaries of surveyor general and assistant surveyor. 9630 V6416667 Aug. 31 9631 Application for set of imperial statutes. 9631 V6416768 Aug. 31 9632 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 9632 V6416869 Sep. 5 9633 Reporting visit to Sooke district. 9633 V6416970 Sep. 5 9634 Report of island exploring expedition. 9634 V6417071 Sep. 6 9635 Complaint of Ring regarding his non-appointment to office. 9635 V6417172 Sep. 7 9636 Requisition for account books for treasurer's department. 9636 V6417273 Sep. 14 9941 Advising the John Stephenson had not arrived in the colony. 9941 V6417374 Sep. 14 9942 Wood, acting attorney general, applying for position of attorney general or chief justice. 9942 V6417475 Sep. 14 9943 Bills for £4000 drawn on account of road and harbour loan. 9943 V6417576 Sep. 14 9944 Fines imposed on British steamer Alexandra in Washington Territory. 9944 V6417677 Sep. 21 10586 Fines imposed on British steamer Alexandra. 10586 V6417778 Sep. 30 10587 Requisition for standard weights and measures. 10587 V6417879 Sep. 30 10588 Forwarding minutes of Executive and Legislative Councils for perids ended 30 June and 8 July 1864 respectively. 10588 V6417980 Oct. 1 10589 Mode of dealing with the Indian population. 10589 V6418081 Oct. 8 10965 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 10965 V6418182 Oct. 8 10962 Resignation of Pemberton as surveyor general and appointment of Pearse in acting capacity. 10962 V6418283 Oct. 8 10963 Exclusive privileges granted to California State Telegraph Company. 10963 V6418384 Oct. 8 10964 Massacres at Bute Inlet and Bentinck's Arm. 10964 V6418485 Oct. 14 11617 Capture of Indians accused of murder. 11617 V6418586 Oct. 19 11618 Resolution of Assembly relative to appointment of chief justice and question of civil list. 11618 V6418687 Oct. 19 11619 Extension and progress of gold discovery. 11619 V6418788 Oct. 19 11620 Bonds of Alexander Watson, Treasurer. 11620 V6418889 Oct. 22 11621 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 11621 V6418989a Oct. 23 - 17 Bills received on account of purchase of dredging machinery. 89a90 Oct. 23 11920 Application of Wakeford for extension of leave from Western Australia. 11920 V6419091 Nov. 2 11921 Previous request for lighthouse stores. 11921 V6419192 Nov. 22 881 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 92 V645FO0793 Nov. 22 882 Forwarding two acts for confirmation. 93 B6422994 Nov. 22 883 Forwarding minutes of Assembly for half year ended 30 June 1864. 9495 Nov. 22 884 Forwarding copies of newspaper and government gazette. 95 B6423096 Nov. 22 885 Visit to New Westminster and northeast coast of VI. 9697 Nov. 22 886 Report respecting crown lands and civil list. 97 B645MI0198 Nov. 22 887 Progress of gold mining. 98 V6416199 Nov. 30 1332 Suspension of Golledge as acting gold commissioner. 1332 V64199100 Dec. 3 1333 Resignation of Smith as superintendent of police and reports of corruption in the police department. 1333 V64200101 Dec. 3 1334 Execution of two Indians for murder. 1334 V64201102 Dec. 5 1335 Refusal of Assembly to vote civil list for control of crown lands. 1335 V64202103 Dec. 6 1336 Bill approving salary for chief justice and request for instructions on same. 1336 V64203104 Dec. 6 1337 Application for rules of Metropolitan Police Force. 1337 V64204105 Dec. 7 1338 Requisition for lighthouse stores. 1338 V64205106 Dec. 8 1339 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 1339 V64206107 Dec. 8 1340 Application for rules for prison discipline. 1340 V64207108 Dec. 22 1341 Bill for £1,000 drawn on account of road and harbour loan. 1341 V64208109 Dec. 22 1342 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 1342 V64209110 Dec. 24 1977 Appointment of J.T. Tidwell as assistant surveyor. 1977 V64210111 Dec. 24 1978 Appointment of P.J. Hankin as superintendent of police. 1978 V64211112 Dec. 24 1979 Appointment of Colonel Foster as gold commissioner. 1979 V64212113 Dec. 31 1980 Explanation of free pardon given to Indian convicted of murder. 1980 V64213
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Footnotes
  1. [Schedule of Despatches, CO 305/22 (Nos. 1-48, Jan.-July), p. 405,
  2. reel 14, and CO 305/23 (Nos. 49-113, Aug.-Dec.), p. 532, reel 15.]
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