[The Queen has appointed Mr. Edgar Leopold Layard]The Illustrated London News, vol.41, no.1156, p.114.
July 26, 1862
The Queen has appointed Mr. Edgar Leopold Layard, in the room of Mr. Richard Surtees, to be Arbitrator to the Mixed British and Portuguese Commission established at the Cape of Good Hope. The Queen has approved of Mr. Arnold Otto Meyer as Consul at Singapore for the Free Hanseatic city of Hamburg and for the Free Hanseatic city of Bremen. Her Majesty has also approved of Mr. Theodore D. Edwards as Consul at Demerara for the United States of America. The Queen has appointed Frederick Seymour, Esq., late Superintendent of the settlement of British Honduras, to be Lieutenant-Governor of the colony of British Honduras.