No. 11
Downing Street
October 17th 1853
I have to call your attention to the sixth Chapter of the Book of Colonial Regulations (a copy of which is herewith enclosed) which prescribes the mode in which Officers Administering Colonial Governments are to conducttheirManuscript image their Official Correspondence.
In your recent Despatches I observe that some of the rules laid down in this Chapter have been overlooked. I refer more particularly to those numbered 4, 5 and 9.
I have the honor to be Sir,
Your most obedient humble servant

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Douglas, James

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

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Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 17 October 1853, LAC RG7:G8C/1, 146. 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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