Vancouver Island Despatches to London 1865
1 Jan. 2 1981 Dispute over illegal entrances to public park. 1981 V650012 Jan. 2 1982 Suit with HBC in respect of public lands. 1982 V650023 Jan. 2 1983 Division of diocese of BC into two parts. 1983 V650034 Jan. 5 1984 Application for supply of postage stamps. 1984 V650045 Jan. 23 2632 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 2632 V650056 Jan. 23 2633 Explanation of drafts against road and harbour loan. 2633 V650067 Jan. 24 2634 Requisition for clothing and materials for police and gaol. 2634 V650078 Jan. 24 2635 Requisition for account books for treasury. 2635 V650089 Jan. 24 2636 Forwarding newspapers and Gazette for quarter ended 31 December 1864. 2636 V6500910 Feb. 2 2637 Sale of lot Z to L. Lowenberg. 2637 V6501011 Feb. 6 2638 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 2638 V6501112 Mar. 7 4113 Sale of lot Z to Lowenberg. 4113 V6501213 Mar. 10 4114 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 4114 V6501314 Mar. 21 4618 Resolutions of Assembly favouring union with BC. 4618 V6501415 Mar. 21 4619 Resolutions of Chamber of Commerce regarding union with BC. 4619 V6501516 Mar. 21 4620 Unification of VI and BC. 4620 V6501617 Mar. 21 4621 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 4621 V6501718 Mar. 24 4622 Unification of VI and BC. 4622 V6501819 Mar. 24 5152 Salary of chief justice. 5152 V6501920 Apr. 4 5153 Correspondence with Seymour regarding Chamber of Commerce resolution. 5153 V6502021 Apr. 12 5154 Retention of Hankin as police superintendent. 5154 V6502122 Apr. 13 5155 Forwarding report of exploration during 1864. 5155 V6502223 Apr. 15 6183 Question of crown lands and civil list. 6183 V6502324 Apr. 25 6184 Death of President Lincoln. 6184 V6502425 Apr. 25 6185 Forwarding newspapers and Gazette for quarter ended 31 March 1865. 6185 V6502526 Apr. 26 6186 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 6186 V6502627 May 4 6187 Resolutions of Assembly regarding civil list and crown lands. 4 V6504728 May 5 6389 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 5 B6507329 May 13 6390 Bill for £3000 in favour of crown agents. 6390 V6502930 May 16 6391 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 6391 V6503031 May 20 6392 Bills drawn on account of Royal Marines at San Juan Island. 6392 V6503132 May 25 6393 Requisition for ruby shades and other lighthouse stores. 6393 V6503233 May 25 6394 Fees for marriage licences. 6394 V6503334 June 3 7323 Returning completed interrogatories on prisons. 7323 V6503435 June 3 7324 Petition advocating opening of Bute Inlet route. 7324 V6503536 June 7 7325 Regulation of the postal service. 7325 V6503637 June 10 7326 Bills drawn on account of Royal Marines at San Juan Island. 7326 V6503738 June 15 7327 Irregularities in administration of estates and intestates. 7327 V6503839 June 15 7328 Absconding of W. Culverwell, official assignee. 7328 V6503940 June 24 8221 Colonel Foster's pier in Esquimalt harbour. 8221 V6504041 June 24 8222 Act repealing exclusive privilege to California State Telegraph Company. 8222 V6504142 June 24 8223 Forwarding maps of country around Esquimalt harbour. 8223 V6504243 June 26 8224 Supreme Court irregularities regarding probate and G. Williams, late registrar. 8224 V6504344 June 26 8225 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 8225 V6504445 June 27 8401 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 8401 V6504546 July 1 8402 W.A.G. Young resumes office of colonial secretary. 8402 V6504647 July 1 8403 Appointment of Wakeford as private secretary and auditor. 8403 V6504748 July 1 8404 Colonial vessel for defence against Indian or other aggressions. 8404 V6504849 July 4 8405 State of Indians on west coast of VI. 8405 V6504950 July 4 8406 Salaries of governor, colonial secretary, and Royal Marines liable to taxation. 8406 V6505051 July 4 8407 Forwarding act respecting chief justice's salary. 8407 V6505152 July 4 8408 Requisition for minute book for Supreme Court. 8408 V6505253 July 4 8409 Forwarding newspapers and Gazette for quarter ended 30 June 1865. 8409 V6505354 July 8 8703 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 8703 V6505455 July 17 8704 Error in Cameron's commission as judge of vice admiralty court. 8704 V6505556 July 17 8705 Absconding of Maria to Washington Territory without papers. 8705 V6505657 July 18 9074 Estimates of revenue and expenditure for 1865. 9074 V6505758 July 18 9075 Dissolution of House of Assembly. 9075 V6505859 July 18 9076 Application of marriage licence fees. 9076 V6505960 July 18 9077 Salary of attorney general. 9077 V6506061 July 19 9078 Proclamation regulating the sale of crown lands. 9078 V6506162 Aug. 1 9615 Leave granted to Alston, registrar general. 9615 V6506263 Aug. 1 9616 George Pearkes appointed acting registrar. 9616 V6506364 Aug. 8 9617 Deed relative to bishop's residence. 9617 V6506465 Aug. 15 9618 Oath to be taken by volunteer force. 9618 V6506566 Aug. 16 9619 Depredations of war vessel Shenandoah. 9619 V6506667 Aug. 17 9620 Wreck of American steamer Brother Jonathan. 9620 V6506768 Aug. 17 9621 Discovery of gold on Bear River, Clayoquot Sound. 9621 V6506869 Aug. 19 9622 Mails lost in Brother Jonathan. 9622 V6506970 Aug. 20 9813 Receipt and expenditure of crown fund for past years, and estimates of same for 1865. 9813 V6507071 Aug. 23 9814 Repayment of BC's share of cost of maintaining lighthouses. 9814 V6507172 Aug. 23 9815 Reimbursement by BC for conveyance of mails between San Francisco and New Westminster. 9815 V6507273 Aug. 24 9816 Forwarding Blue Book for 1864. 9816 V6507374 Aug. 25 9817 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 9817 V6507475 Aug. 26 10242 Disposal of crown lands and application by G.H. Wilson Brown to work coal seams in the colony. 10242 V6507576 Aug. 26 10243 Forwarding minutes of Executive Council and Legislative Council for six months ended 31 December 1864. 10243 V6507677 Sep. 3 10244 Map of country around Esquimalt harbour. 10244 V6507778 Sep. 5 10245 Postal communication between VI and Panama. 10245 V6507879 Sep. 7 10246 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 10246 V65079Sep. 7 10250 Union of BC and VI. (Private) 10250 V65079PR80 Sep. 20 10734 Forwarding two acts passed in House of Assembly. 10734 V6508081 Sep. 22 10735 Rate of taxation in the colony. 10735 V6508182 Sep. 25 10736 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 10736 V6508283 Oct. 9 11484 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 11484 V6508384 Oct. 9 11485 Visit to northeast coast of VI and cost of entertainment on board Devastation. 11485 V6508485 Oct. 9 11486 Report of Capt. Torrens' exploration of Nootka Sound. 11486 V6508586 Oct. 18 11290 Resolution of Chamber of Commerce favouring reciprocity with US. 11290 V6508687 Oct. 19 12291 Information regarding whereabouts of C.O. Haining. 12291 V6508788 Oct. 24 12292 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 12292 V6508889 Oct. 25 105 Forwarding newspapers and Gazette for quarter ended 30 September 1865. 89 B6509290 Nov. 10 106 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 90 B6508391 Nov. 10 107 Bill on account of troops at San Juan Island. 91 B6511292 Dec. 1 854 Petition praying for continuance of free port policy. 92 B65013SP93 Dec. 5 855 Murder of crew of schooner Royal Charlie in Russian territory. 93 B65113SP94 Dec. 5 856 Opening new session of legislature. 94 B6501495 Dec. 5 857 Forwarding minutes of Executive Council, Legislative Council, and Assembly for six months ended 30 June 1865. 95 B6511596 Dec. 5 858 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 96 B6511697 Dec. 16 1450 Resolution of Assembly relative to union of VI and BC. 1450 V6509798 Dec. 16 1451 Acknowledging receipt of despatches. 1451 V65098Dec. 16 1629 Debate respecting Franchise Act. (Confidential) 1629 V65098CO99 Dec. 18 2169 Memorial promoting reciprocity with the US. 2169 V65099
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Footnotes
  1. [Schedule of Despatches, CO 305/25 (Nos. 1-45, Jan.-June), p. 737,
  2. reel 16, and CO 305/26 (Nos. 46-99, July-Dec.), p. 597, reel 17.]
Vessels in this document

Brother Jonathan, 1851-1865

Maria

Royal Charlie

CSS Shenandoah

Vancouver Island Despatches to London 1865. 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/V650__S.xml.html.

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