Booth to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Office of Committee of Privy Council for Trade
Whitehall
10 December 1859
Sir,
I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 6th Instant transmitting by the direction of the Duke of Newcastle, for the consideration of the Lords of this Committee, the transcripts of three laws enacted by the Government of British Columbia in the month of June last entitled respectively
No 3. Customs duties
No 4. Tonnage Pilotage and Harbour dues
No 5. Tonnage Pilotage and Harbour dues and, in reply, I am to state to you, for the information of His Grace, thatManuscript imagethat My Lords are of opinion that Her Majesty may properly be advised to sanction these several Enactments.
I have etc.
James Booth
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Await an answer from the Treasury on the subject of the Acts which have been referred to that Department.
HT Irving 12 Dec
HM D 14
CF 15
N 15
Booth, James to Merivale, Herman 10 December 1859, CO 60:6, no. 12173, 93. 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/B595TA04.html.

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