No. 44
20th October 1864
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 55 of the 20th of August reporting that you had appointed Major Foster to be Magistrate for the Sooke District at a salary of $1,750, in the room, I presume, of Mr. Hughes, deceased.
Assuming that you havetheManuscript image the means at your disposal for paying this salary, I have to convey to you my sanction for the appointment.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 20 October 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 308. 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.

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