Rusdell to Newcastle
No 80 Judd Street
Brunswick Square W.C.
11th July 1863
My Lord Duke,
May it please Your Grace I have the honor of addressing Your Grace, and to say I understand Your Grace is anxious to receive information as to the ineffective Postal Services of British Columbia and Vancouver Island.
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I beg for Your Grace's information to say, I have just returned from these Colonies, and that I was for four months assisting Postmaster Spalding, at New Westminster, B.C. and that I am thoroughly acquainted with the system in all its details.
Any information that is in my power to give Your Grace I should only feel honored in giving, and Your Grace can commandmyManuscript image my Services at all times.
I have the honor to be, My Lord Duke
Your Grace's Most Obedt: & Very Humble Servant
Geo. Davison Rusdell

His Grace the Duke of Newcastle K.G. P.C. &c &c
HM's Princ: Sectry: of State for the Colonies
Downing Street
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Fortescue
Adverting to Mr Henry Seymour's notice for this day I have written a note to Mr Rusdell to call here before 3.30; He will then be able to supply you with the latest infn on this subject.
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I have seen the writer.
Put by.
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