No. 27
29th October 1856
Sir
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 13, of the 18th of July 1856, calling my attention to Rule 157 in the Book of Colonial Regulations, directing that Despatches from the officers administering Colonial Governments, should each be confined to a single subjectManuscript imagesubject, a rule which I observe, with regret, has not been, in all cases, attended to in my correspondence with Her Majesty's Government.
I beg however to assure you that in my future communications I will strictly conform to the said regulation.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
James Douglas
Governor

The Right Honble Henry Labouchere Esqre
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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VJ 14 Jan
HM Jan 15
JB 16 Jy
People in this document

Ball, John

Douglas, James

Jadis, Vane

Labouchere, Henry

Merivale, Herman

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Colonial Office

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Vancouver Island

Victoria

Douglas, James to Labouchere, Henry 29 October 1856, CO 305:7, no. 346, 116. 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/V56027.html.

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