No. 107
August 12th 1870
My Lord,
The convenience which has been afforded to several other Colonies by the interchange of Money Orders with the Imperial Post Office in Great Britain is not enjoyed by this Colony, as the arrangement made with others seems never to have been extended to British Columbia, most probably because ithasManuscript image has not been applied for. I am not aware of any objection to the establishment of a system which has been found to work well, and to afford great public accommodation in other places. And I shall be glad if Your Lordship will submit my application to Her Majesty's Postmaster General that the arrangement may be extended to this Colony, and that the Post Office here may befurnishedManuscript image furnished with the necessary forms and instructions.
I have the honor to be
My Lord
Your most obedient
humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
To Post Office for consid. L[ithographed] F[orm].
CC 14 Sept
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At once.
RGWH Sep 15/70
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Rogers to Secretary to the Post Office, 15 September 1870, forwarding copy of the despatch for consideration.
Musgrave, Anthony to Wodehouse, John 12 August 1870, CO 60:39, no. 9888, 300. 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/B70107.html.

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