No. 114
16th September 1867
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward an authenticated and two plain copies of an Ordinance of the late Session of the Legislature of this Colony entitled;No 35.Manuscript image No 35. An Ordinance to regulate Excise in all parts of the Colony.
2. The report of the Attorney General is enclosed. It is desirable to have but one system of Excise duties throughout the Colony and the law of the Mainland now extended over Vancouver Island has been found to work satisfactorily.
3. I beg to recommend the Ordinance for favorable consideration.
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I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 5 Nov
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Sir F. Rogers
Excise Ordinance. Extends former Ordinance to the whole Colony. Sanction.
HTH 6/11
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At once.
FR 6/11
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Seymour, 21 August 1867, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.