No. 54, Legislative
21 August 1861
With reference to Your Grace's Despatch No 57 of the 11th of May last, signifying to me that Her Majesty's Government see no objection to the "Victoria Harbour Act 1860"asManuscript image as passed by the Legislature of Vancouver Island, and will be prepared, on receiving it from me in an authenticated shape, to submit it for Her Majesty's Confirmation.
I have now the honour of transmitting to Your Grace a Copy of that Act for her Majesty's approval.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Now confirm?
ABd 11 Octr
Mr Blackwood
To be confirmed.
TFE 11/10
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Newcastle to the Lord President, 12 October 1861, recommending that the Act be left to its operation.