No. 87, Miscellaneous
19th October 1864
Referring to my Despatch No 69 dated 5th September 1864, I have the honor to inform you that gold has been discovered over a still more extended area in the District of Sooke River and that mining and digging are still pursued with profit and with good prospects.
The total amount received for mining licences to 8th October 1864 is three thousand six hundred dollars ($3600),leavingManuscript image leaving a handsome balance to the credit of Crown Revenue after paying all expenses.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant,
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Elliot
This is a satisfactory account of the Sooke River Mining District. Acknowledge?
VJ 20 Decr
TFE 20/12
Other documents included in the file
Manuscript image
Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 72, 30 December 1864, acknowledging receipt.
People in this document

Cardwell, Edward

Elliot, Thomas Frederick

Jadis, Vane

Kennedy, Arthur

Places in this document


Sooke River