Mallet to Under-Secretary of State
Office of Committee of Privy Council for Trade
11 August 1863
I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 6th instant transmitting by desire of the Duke of Newcastle copies of two Acts of the Legislature of Vancouver Island entitled respectively:
"The Harbour Regulation Act 1863" and the "Ports of Entry Act 1863" and in reply I am to request that you will state to His Grace that MyLordsManuscript image Lords see no reason why these Acts should not be left to their operation.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
Louis Mallet
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Leave both the Acts to their operation?
VJ 12 Aug
So proceed.
TFE 12 Augt