No. 7
8 February 1862
With reference to Your Despatch of the 30th of November last, No 78, calling my attention to a Petition to the Queen from Mr John CoplandprayingManuscript image praying to be admitted as an Attorney and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Vancouver Island, forwarded to me in your Despatch No 50 of the 30th of March last, I beg to refer Your Grace to my Despatch No 74 of the 30th of November last, covering the required Report from the Chief Justice upon that Petition, and which Report contained an Explanation from thatfunctionaryManuscript image functionary of the cause of the delay in its transmission.
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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Put by. See 1168/62 & drafts accg that desph.
ABd 21 Apl
Put by.
TFE 21/4