No. 58
16 June 1869
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Govr. Seymour's Despatch No. 70 of the 13th April and to convey to you Her Majesty's gracious confirmation and allowance of the Ordinance of your Government No. 22 of 1869 entitled "An Ordinance to facilitate the working of mineral lands." I transmit to you foryourManuscript image your information a copy of a Report upon that Ordinance by the Emigration Commissioners to whom it was referred.
My Despatch No. 56 of the 15th June will have informed you that on the 14th Instant I notified to you by Telegraph, Her Majesty's confirmation of the Ordinance.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Granville
The Officer Administering the Government
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Hankin, Philip J. 16 June 1869, NAC RG7:G8C/16, 216. 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/B697058.html.

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