No. 80
Downing Street
5 December 1861
Sir,
I have received and have had under my consideration An Act (No 17) passed by the Legislature of Vancouver Island in the month of July last, and transmitted to me in your Despatch noted in the Margin. [Marginal note: No 54—21 Augt./61]
I have reported to Her Majesty in Council my opinion that the said Act should be left to its operation, and I have the honor to transmit to you herewith an Order of Her Majesty in Council, dated the 20th Ultimo approving the report.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
Newcastle
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Arthur Helps, Council Office, to Colonial Office, 20 November 1861, reporting approval of Act No. 17, An Act to Authorize the Raising of a Loan of Ten Thousand Pounds upon the Security of the Dues and Monies Levied by Virtue of the Victoria and Esquimalt Harbour Dues Act 1860.
People in this document

Douglas, James

Helps, Arthur

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

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Colonial Office

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Esquimalt Harbour

Vancouver Island

Victoria

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 5 December 1861, LAC RG7:G8C/2, 593. 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/V617080.html.

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