No. 8
6 February 1862
In reply to your Circular Despatch of the 22nd November last, requesting specimens of all the Postage Stamps used in the Colony under my Government, in order that they may be produced at the International Exhibition of 1862, I have the honor accordingly to furnish herewith to your GracespeciminsManuscript image specimens of the only description of Postage Stamps used in this Colony.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Chief Clerk
ABd 19 Apl
Sir F. Rogers
To Commr of International Exhibition in L[edger] F[olio]?
WH 19/4/62
Transmit.
TFE 21 April
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 6 February 1862, CO 60:13, no. 3915, 85. 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/B62008.html.

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