Murray to Under-Secretary of State
May 13, 1869
Sir,
With reference to your letter[s] of February 16 and March 3, I am directed by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to transmit to you, to be laid before Earl Granville, a copy of a note from the Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs to Her Majesty's Minister at Madrid, stating that orders have been given to the Governors of Spanish Colonies to admit vessels of British Columbia, Western Australia and the Straits Settlements to the advantage, secured by the Spanish decree of June 4 1868, in respect of Port and Navigation dues.
I am,
Sir,
Your most obedient,
humble Servant,
James Murray
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
Send a copy of this enclosed despatch to the Govr of B Columbia, Western Australia & the Straits Settlts for information.
CC 18 May
FRS 18/5
G 19/5
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Lounzana to Sir J. Crampton, Foreign Office, Madrid, 17 April 1869, advising of the opening of Spanish colonial ports to ships from British Columbia, Western Australia and the Straits Settlements.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Sandford (for Granville) to Seymour, No. 40, 21 May 1869.
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Draft reply, Sandford (for Granville) to Sir H. Ord, Straits Settlements, No. 87, 22 May 1869.
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Draft reply, Sandford (for Granville) to Governor of Western Australia, No. 66, 25 May 1869.
Murray, James to Monsell, William 13 May 1869, CO 60:37, no. 5504, 236. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B695FO16.html.

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