No. 170
Government House Victoria
Vancouvers Island
30 June 1859
I have the honor to acknowledge your Despatch No 33 of the 19th March and to express my satisfaction at your intimation that Her Majesty has been pleasedManuscript imagepleased to approve of two proclamations I had issued, the first, for the conveyance of Crown lands, and the second imposing duties on Imports into British Columbia.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by.
HT Irving 27 Augt
At once.
HM Augt 27