No. 45
29th January 1855
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Circular Despatch, of the 15th of August last, transmitting copy of a letter, addressed to the Colonial Department, by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, enclosing copy of a letter from the Postmaster General, recommending a reduction in the Gratuities paid to Masters of vessels, Pilots, Boatmen, and others, for the conveyance of ship letters.
Your instructions directing that the recommendation of the Postmaster General, be brought under theconsiderationManuscript image consideration of the Executive Council of this Colony, with a view to the proposed reduction being effected, Shall receive my immediate attention.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas

The Right Honble Sir George Grey Bart.
Her Majesty's principal Secretary of State
For the Colonial Department.
Minutes by CO staff
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