No. 14
14 February 1871
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you in reply to your Despatch No. 152 of the 7th December a copy of a letter from the General Post Office from which you will learn that the Postmaster General is not prepared tomakeManuscript image make any reduction in the Postage rate between this country and B.C. so long as the expense of conveying the mails (particularly between San Francisco and Victoria) remains so heavy.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Kimberley
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Manuscript image
Copy, Tilley to Rogers, 7 February 1871, regarding the postage rate in BC.
Wodehouse, John to Musgrave, Anthony 14 February 1871, NAC RG7:G8C/18, 56. 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/B717014.html.

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