No. 13
1st March 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge your Despatch, No. 82 of the 8th of October, reporting the resignation of Mr. Pemberton the Surveyor General, and the provisional appointment of Mr. Pearse to act in that capacity, with a Salary made up to Five hundred pounds (£500) per annum.
I have also receivedyourManuscript image your Despatch No. 110 of the 24th of December, communicating your selection of Mr. Tidwell to be Acting Assistant Surveyor in the room of Mr. Pearse.
I have the honor to convey to you my approval of these arrangements.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 1 March 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 90. 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/V657013.html.

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