Mallet to Under-Secretary of State
Office of Committee of
Privy Council for Trade
8th September 1868
I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 31st ult, transmitting, by direction of the Duke of Buckingham, with reference to previous correspondence, a copy of a Despatch from the Governor of British Columbia enclosing an Ordinance, No 10 of 1868, "to amend the Shipping Ordinance of 1867" as well as a copy of the OrdinanceofManuscript image of 1867, and in reply to state for the information of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, that My Lords have no further observations to offer on the subject and see no reason why Her Majesty should not be advised to sanction both Ordinances.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
Louis Mallet
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 9/9
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Mr Elliot
The B of Trade approve of Sanction being given to both ordinances viz No 10 of 1868 & the Ordce of 1867. Sanction both ordinances.
HTH 9/9
TFE 9/9
CBA 10/9
B&C 11/9
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 72, 15 September 1868 conveying “Her Majesty's Gracious confirmation and allowance of” ordinance “No. 29 of 1867, "An Ordinance respecting Harbor and Tonnage Dues, and to regulate the Licenses on the vessels engaged in the Coasting and Inland Navigation Trade," and [ordinance] No. 10 of 1868 "An Ordinance to amend the Shipping Ordinance of 1867."”