No. 145
3 October 1862
I have the honor to acquaint you that I have received direct from Mr. John Ramage, President of the Municipal Council of New Westminster, a Duplicate of the Memorial, the Original of which was forwarded to me in your despatch No. 33 of the 28th of July, praying for a ResidentGovernorManuscript image governor in British Columbia and that Representative Institutions may be granted to the Colony.
I have to request that you will inform the Memorialists that I have duly received their Petition.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient Servant
Newcastle
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 3 October 1862, NAC RG7:G8C/10, 254. 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/B627145.html.

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