Tennent to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Office of Committee of Privy Council for Trade
30 October 1858
I am directed by The Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 23rd instant 1 transmitting by direction of Secretary Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton for their opinion, copy of a proclamation issued by the Governor of Vancouvers Island on the 25th August 2 establishing Harbour regulations in the Ports of Victoria and Esquimalt and alsoRegulationsManuscript image Regulations for Boats and other small craft employed on the Coasts of the Island.
In reply I am to request that you will state to Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton that the Harbour Regulations appear to My Lords to be usual and proper for the purpose of preserving order and regularity in the mooring and berthing of Vessels and for security against fire, and that the coast regulations seem calculated to secure the efficiency of the Boats and to prevent smuggling.
I have etc.
J. Emerson Tennent
Minutes by CO staff
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Acquaint the Governor with reference to Sir E. despatch (confid) of the 14 Oct. 3
ABd 2 Novr
TFE 2 Novr
Annex draft.
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Draft reply, Lytton to Douglas, No. 36, 9 November 1858.
  1. A draft of this letter appears in Douglas to Lytton, 30 August 1858, 10344, CO 60/1, p. 134.
  2. = Elliot to TR, 23 Oct 58, re harbour regulations A draft of this of this letter, Elliot to James Booth, appears in Douglas to Lytton, 30 August 1858, 10344, CO 60/1, p. 134. FIND Proclamation re harbour regulations. Not in V58037.scx or Papers Relative to British Columbia.
  3. = coasting trade, Lytton to Douglas, Confidential, 14 October 1858.
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Booth, James

Carnarvon, Earl

Douglas, James

Elliot, Thomas Frederick

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Tennent, James Emerson

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Board of Trade

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British Columbia


Vancouver Island