Peel to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
20 May 1863
I am commanded by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to return to you herewith the Act passed by the Legislature of Vancouver's Island in December 1862 entitled an Act to impose Certain Stamp Duties on Writings and Deeds, which accompanied Mr Elliot's letter of 23rd Ultimo, and I am to acquaint youforManuscript image for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, that Their Lordships having communicated this Act to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue, are of opinion that there is no objection to it, but the Commissioners have called attention to an omissioninManuscript image in the Act as Noted in the Margin (17th Clause).
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant
F. Peel
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 21 May
TFE 21/5
Sanction—pointing out the omission. At once.
FR 5/6
At once.
CF 6
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 25, 24 June 1863.