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
Your obedient Servant