30 April 1869
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 33 of the 9th March reporting the progress of the Legislative Session, and stating that you found it indispensable to keep on Mr. Young as Acting Colonial Secretary, and Presiding Member of Council.
With reference to that Statement I must refer you to my Confidential DespatchofManuscript image of the 19th April.
I have etc.