Vancouver Island Despatches from London 1865
1 Jan 2 Appointment of chief justice. 12 Jan 7 Appointment of attorney general. 2 V6570023 Jan 10 Stores for lighthouses forwarded to VI. 3 B655AD014 Jan 24 Henry Wakeford's leave of absence from Western Australia. 4 V650475 Feb 7 Maps and plans of Esquimalt Harbour area. 5 B650736 Feb 8 Kennedy's visit to BC. 6 B655AD027 Feb 17 Resignation of Horace Smith. 7 B65001SP8 Feb 23 Expenses on account of VI road and harbour loan. 89 Feb 24 Execution of Indian murderers. 9 B6500210 Feb 25 Extension of W.A.G. Young's leave. 1011 Feb 27 Pier built by Col. Foster in Esquimalt Harbour. 11 B6500312 Feb 27 Guidance of police force in VI. 12 B6507413 Mar 1 Personnel changes in the surveyor's office. 13Sep Feb 18 Vice-admiralty court in British Honduras and VI. 18 B655AD0514 Mar 6 Appointment of Philip Hankin as superintendent of police. 14 B6500415 Mar 6 Act to build railway from Nanaimo to Harewood coal fields. 1516 Mar 7 Suspension of gold commissioner and appointment of replacement. 16 V655AD0317 Mar 14 Pardon granted to How-a-Matcha. 1718 Mar 16 Approval of acts numbered 8, 9, 10, and 13. 18 B655AD0519 Mar. 21 Steps taken regarding park in Victoria. 19 B6500520 Apr 11 Employment of vessel for protection of BC and VI. 20 V6500221 Apr 17 Approval of act providing for salary of chief justice. 21 B6500122 Apr 17 Refusal of HBC to provide information to VI. 22 B6507223 Apr 22 Raise afforded to Young. 23 B655AD0124 Apr 26 Protection of park in Victoria. 24 V65700525 May 4 Construction of telegraph line from Europe to North America. 25 V65027n.d. - Copy of private letter to Governor Seymour. (Private) 26 May 23 Stores for lighthouses shipped to VI. 26 B6500627 May 29 Telegraphic communication between Newfoundland and BC. 27 V655AD0128 June 1 Prison discipline at VI. 28 B655AD0729 June 8 Permission for Hankin to stay on as superintendent of police. 29 B65006SP30 June 9 Permanent provision for successor to chief justice. 30 V657011June 9 Governor's assent to act providing chief justice's salary. (Confidential) 31 June 29 Joseph Needham appointed chief justice of VI. 31 B65006SQ32 July 8 Bill in favour of the crown agents. 32 V65701333 July 8 Expenses on account of lighthouses. 33 B655AD0934 July 22 Fees for marriage licenses. 3435 July 22 Salary advance made to chief justice. 35 V65701436 Aug 2 Salary of chief justice. 36 B69105T237 Aug 11 Petition for the completion of Bute Inlet route. 37 V6504938 Aug 11 Whereabouts of Mrs. Jarman's son. 38 B655AG0139 Aug 14 Recommendations regarding crown lands. 39 V65701940 Aug 18 Problems within the probate court. 40 B65077Aug 19 Misconduct of chief justice. (Confidential) 41 Aug 22 Misconduct of William Culverwell. 41 B6500742 Aug 23 Approval of act #68. 42 V65702243 Aug 28 Ruby shades dispatched to VI for lighthouses. 43 V65702344 Sep 5 Fees for marriage licenses. 44 V655AD0845 Sep 8 Resignation of Wakeford from Western Australia. 45 V65702546 Sep 9 Superintendent of police's visit to Indian tribes. 46 V65702647 Sep 14 Colonel Foster's pier in Esquimalt Harbour. 47 V65702848 Sep 19 Request from BC for naval protection. 48 B655AG0349 Sep 23 Taxation of salaries. 49 V655AD0950 Sep 25 Misconduct of Thomas G. Williams. 50 V65703151 Sep 25 Assembly declines attorney general's salary. 51 B6500852 Sep 25 Kennedy's speech proroguing the legislature. 52 V6505053 Sep 25 Fees for marriage licenses. 53 V6500354 Oct 7 Buttle's exploration of west coast of VI 54 V655AG0155 Oct 7 Appointment of acting registrar general. 55 B6507856 Oct 7 Loss of mails in Brother Jonathan. 56 B6500957 Oct 11 Postal regulations in VI. 57 V6505158 Oct 12 Wreck of the Brother Jonathan. 58 B655AG0659 Oct 12 Financial state of VI, especially regarding lighthouses. 59Sep Oct 12 Payment of salaries. 12 B65074Sep Oct 16 Warrant appointing Wakeford auditor of VI. 16 V655AD0360 Oct 17 1862 land proclamation and operation of BC Land Ordinance, 1865. 60 B6500161 Oct 19 Receipt of blue book. 61 V6505262 Oct. 25 Detention of Shenandoah. 62 V6500763 Oct. 26 Actions of the Maria. 63 V655CO0364 Nov. 1 Minutes of Executive Council, Legislative Council, and Assembly. 64 B65009SP65 Nov. 3 Brown's application for lease of coal mine. 65 B6507966 Nov. 7 Alteration of oath of allegiance. 66 V6500867 Nov. 14 Statement of taxes and dues levied in VI. 67 B6501068 Nov. 17 Bishop of BC's residence in VI. 68 V657041- Dec. 1 Manner of taking the verdict of a jury in civil cases. - Dec. 1 Amendments to income tax act. - Dec. 15 Approval of fourteen acts. - Dec. 29 Negotiations with California State Telegraph Company. - Dec. 22 Captain Torrens' expedition to Nootka Sound. - Dec. 23 Expenses incurred for governor's entertainment on Devastation. - Dec. 30 Establishment of postal system. 
Vancouver Island Despatches from 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/V657__S.xml.html.

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