No. 104
6th August 1870
My Lord,
I deferred my reply to your Lordships Circular Despatch of the 25th February last, while the Land Registry Ordinance passed during the last Session of the Legislature was under preparation and consideration.
2. The Attorney General's Report upon that measure, enclosed with it in my Despatch No. 86 of the 11th July will afford the information which wassoughtManuscript image sought upon the points mentioned in Your Lordship's Circular; but I now also forward a Memorandum prepared by Mr Alston the Registrar General of Titles, more especially replying to the Queries put by Your Lordship.
I have the honor to remain
My Lord,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Robinson
As this is an answer to a Circular I pass it on thro you. But Sir F. Rogers should see with reference to Lord Kimberleys despatch of 5 Sept with remarks on this Land Registry Ordinance (Ld Board 9342).
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We may wait for an answer to that dph.
CC 17 Sept
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The Circular to which this is an answer is not here.
FR 19/9
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Sir F. Rogers
I have not seen this before to day. The Circular is annexed, I am collecting the answers for Mr Herbert.
WR 20/9/70
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FR 20/9
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Memorandum on the Land Registry System of British Columbia for the information of His Excellency, and in reply to queries contained in the Despatch of the Secretary of State dated 25th Feby 1870," prepared by E. Graham Alston, Registrar General, 2 August 1870.
Musgrave, Anthony to Wodehouse, John 6 August 1870, CO 60:39, no. 9885, 278. 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.

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