Helps to Under-Secretary of State
Council Office, Whitehall
27 March 1862
I am directed by the Lord President of the Council to transmit to you the enclosed Order of Her Majesty in Council of the 21st inst; for leaving to their operation four acts passed by the Legislature of Vancouver Island in the months of October and November 1861 and I am to request that you will be pleased to lay the same before the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department.
I am,
Your most obedient Servant
Arthur Helps
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Forward the letter?
VJ 31 M
At once.
FR 31/3
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 93, 2 April 1862, informing him of the decision.