Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
27 March 1861
In reply to your letter of the 19 Inst, I am directed by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majestys Treasury to acquaint you for the information of the Duke of Newcastle that under the circumstances represented by the Governor of British Columbia Their Lordships are of opinion that the proceedings taken by him, for raising money for the construction of Roads, may be approved, and that the Proclamations—No 1 Spuzzem Road Bonds Act 1860; and No 2 Shimilkomeen Road Bonds Act 1860, may be sanctioned;TheirManuscript image Their Lordships see no objection to the Proclamation No 3 Customs Amendment Act 1860.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
These Laws must be laid before Parlt for a certain time previously to confirmation.
Lay them accy at once, &, if unobjected to by Parlt, confirm. See 2727.
ABd 28/3
Sir F. Rogers
So proceed?
TFE 28/3
N 30
Hamilton, George Alexander to Rogers, Frederic 27 March 1861, CO 60:12, no. 2797, 210. 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/B615TE09.html.

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