No. 13
15 February 1869
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 138 of the 21st December, respecting the new postal arrangements with the Colony and suggesting the compulsory prepayment of letters.
In reply I have to refer you to my Predecessor's Despatch No. 100 of the 25th November,enclosingManuscript image enclosing a copy of a letter from the Post Office explaining the reason why it would not be expedient to make the prepayment of postage compulsory on letters passing between England and the Colony.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Granville
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Seymour, Frederick 15 February 1869, NAC RG7:G8C/16, 52. 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/B697013.html.

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