No. 8
22nd January 1867
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 2 of the 21st November last reporting that you had proclaimed simultaneously in Victoria and New Westminster on the 19th of that month, the Imperial Act 29 & 30 Vict:ChapterManuscript image Chapter 67 uniting the Colonies of British Columbia and Vancouver Island.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant