No. 40
21 May 1869
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you, for your information, and with reference to your despatch No. 134 of the 16th December, a copy of a note from the Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs to Her Majesty's Minister at Madrid, which IhaveManuscript image have received from the Foreign Office 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 Advantages secured by the Spanish decree of June 4, 1868 in respect of Port and Navigation dues.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
F. R. Sandford
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Copy, Lounzana to Crampton, 17 April 1869, informing that orders have been issued to the Governors of Spanish Colonies "to assimilate the English vessels of British Columbia, Easten Australian and the Settlement of the Straits of Malacca with those of Spain for the payment of port and navigation dues."
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Seymour, Frederick 21 May 1869, NAC RG7:G8C/16, 180. 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/B697040.html.

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