Houghton to Under-Secretary of State
21 October
In reply to your Letter of the 26th ultimo transmitting copy of a Despatch from the Governor of British Columbia relative to the question of granting assistance to the Vancouver's Island Dock Company for the work which they propose to undertake, I am commanded by my Lords ComissionersofManuscript image of the Admiralty to acquaint you, for the information of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, that they will be prepared, should the construction of the Dock be decided upon, to extend the provisions of the Colonial Docks Loan Act, when revised, to the Undertaking.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant
J.H. Houghton
Priv. Secy
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Copy to Mr Seymour for his infn & with reference to 5795 & 9939. I annex a copy of the Act.
WR 22 Oct
FR 22/10
CBA 27/10
B&C 28/10
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 96, 2 November 1868 transmitting the Colonial Office’s correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Vancouver Island Dock Company’s proposal to build a dock.