No. 77, Miscellaneous
21st September 1864
Referring to my Despatch No 76 dated 15th September 1864 transmitting a statement of Mr W. Moore the Captain of the steamer "Alexandra" trading from this Colony I have now the honor to forward copies of letters from Mr L.C. Gunn, the Collector of Customs at Port Townsend together with a newspaper article which more fully explainstheManuscript image the circumstances of the case.
It is a matter very materially affecting the interests of this Colony and as such I bring it under the notice of Her Majesty's Government.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Send to F.O. with reference to our previous letter of the 3d Inst? L[edger] F[olio].
VJ 18 Novr
TFE 18/11
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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L.C. Gunn, U.S. Collector of Customs, to Henry Wooton, Collector, 14 September 1864, providing an explanation of the customs laws relating to foreign steam vessels trading in American waters.
Newspaper article, as per despatch, not on microfilm.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 21 November 1864, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosures.
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 21 September 1864, CO 305:23, no. 10586, 281. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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