21 October 1863
I have had the honor duly to receive Your Grace's Despatch dated the 1st August 1863, and marked Separate, transmitting to me Instructions under the Queens Sign Manual and Signet appointing the following Officers, viz— The Colonial Secretary
The Attorney General
The Treasurer
TheManuscript image The Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, and
The Collector of Customs to be Members of the Legislative Council of British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your Graces most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Put by? At once.
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