No. 73
New Westminster
30th May 1867
My Lord Duke,
I have had the honor to receive Your Grace's despatch No. 14 of 30th March 1867, informing me that the Commissioners of Patents have presented the Public Library at New Westminster with a complete set of their publications.2. IManuscript image
2. I have received this intimation with much satisfaction, but regret that in the present state of the finances of the Colony, I cannot apply for the specifications on the terms offered.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour

His Grace
The Duke of Buckingham & Chandos
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Send a copy to the Patent Office for information.
CC 17 Aug
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At once.
TFE 17/8
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Bennet Woodcroft, Patent Office, 23 August 1867, advising that the colony was not able to meet the specifications required for receipt of the patent information.