No. 20
23 May 1866
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 20 of the 10th of March enclosing a copy of a letter from Mr. Watson, the Treasurer of Vancouver Island complaining of the reduction of his Salary.
I regret the inconvenience and loss to which Mr. Watson hasbeenManuscript image been subjected through the recent proceedings of the House of Assembly, but the Government has no means of providing a remedy.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Edward Cardwell
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr. Watson informs personally.
AEK Aug 8/66
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Kennedy, Arthur

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Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 23 May 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 379. 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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