No. 23
8th November 1855
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a packet from you, containing Despatches from Governors of British Colonies, transmitting addresses and Resolutions, on the subject of the war with Russia, and also correspondence relative to Addresses, Resolutions &c, received from the British Colonies, on the same subject, and Despatches from the Secretary of State, in reply to communications from Governors of British Colonies.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas

The Right Honble Sir William Molesworth Bart.
Her Majesty's principal Secretary of State
For the Colonial Department.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
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ABd 16 Jany
HM Jan 16
HL J 17