No. 45
23rd September 1864
I have the honor to forward, herewith, a design for a Postage Stamp required for this Colony, and to request that the Crown Agents may be instructed to procure and send out, viĆ¢ Panama, so soon as they conveniently can, a supply of the stamps in question.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The Governor leaves the number of Postage Stamps to the discretion of the Agents. Authorize a moderate supply?
VJ 29 Nov
Mr Jadis
Prepare draft as the despatch has been detained for general reasons. Better mark the letter immediate.
TFE 22 Decr
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 22 December 1864, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosure and asking that a moderate supply of stamps be sent to the colony.