No. 8
New Westminster
20th February 1868
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor, at the request of Mr Justice Begbie, to transmit to Your Grace a letter which might possibly have beendispensedManuscript image dispensed with, dated the 31st January.
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 4 May 68
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Sir F. Rogers
This despatch enclosing a letter of explanation from Mr Begbie may be put by.
HTH 4/5
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I think so.
FR 5/5
CBA 7/5
B&C 11/5
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Judge M.B. Begbie to Seymour, 31 January 1868, clarifying the circumstances under which an earlier memorandum had been written, and stating his concerns about the policy of maintaining two legal jurisdictions within the colony.