No. 26
28 May 1862
In reply to your Despatch of the 15th of March last, marked "Separate", calling for a Return of Customs Duties levied on articles imported into this Colony, I have the honour to acquaint Your Grace that Victoria being a Free Port, no CustomsDutiesManuscript image Duties are leviable.
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 Joseph
This Return is I think required for Parliament.
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