No. 14
4th June 1864
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the last Session of Legislative Council of this Colony, Entitled:
An Ordinance for regulating the Postal Service.
I add the Report of the Attorney General which appears to me to afford all the information Your Grace would require.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your Graces most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I think that, in the absence of Sir F. Rogers, from the Office we might refer this Ordce to the G.P.O. requesting that Dt (which will of course take into consideration the early stage of Colonial life and roads in B.C.) to favor Mr Cardwell with its opinion on the Law.
And then submit the whole correspce to Sir F. Rogers.
ABd 23 Augt
To Govt P.O., & ask if they see any objection to confirming the Law. Draft.
TFE 23/Augt
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Colonial Secretary, 11 May 1864, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Secretary to the Post Office, 27 August 1864, forwarding copy of the ordinance and report of the attorney general for consideration.