No. 8
12th March 1864
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatches of the Numbers and Dates as described on the other side hereof.
Originals No. 42, 2 November, to No. 44, 26 November 1863. Separate 5 November 1863. Circulars 10, 11 November; 7, 12 December 1863 (Confidential). Duplicates Nos. 43 and 44. Separate 5 November 1863. Circulars 10 November (two) (One original not received—probably with Statutes per sailing Ship); 11 November; and 7, 12 December 1863.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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[Referring to non-receipt of Circular of 10 November:]
Doubtless by Sailing Ship. The Package was large. It was sent to Post Office with other similar packages and with a request that they should be forwarded as opportunities might offer.