Knollys to Under-Secretary of State
Marlborough House,
Pall Mall, S.W.
12 January 1864
Sir
I am desired by Lieut: General Knollys to return to you for acknowledgment the accompanying Addresses of Congratulation from the Legislative Council and the LegislativeAssemblyManuscript image Assembly of Vancouver's Island which he has had the honor of laying before His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
I am Sir
Your very obedient Servant
Francis Knollys
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Ack: the Addresses saying that they have been laid before His R. Highness.
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Mr Blackwood
I learn from Sir F. Rogers that it has been settled that hence forward we may draw up suitable answers in this Office to Addresses from the Colonies to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
General Knollys's note is merely meant to return us the original documents.
Inform the Govr that the Addresses of the Legislative Council of Vancouver & of the House of Assembly to the Prince of Wales upon the occasion of his marriage have been duly laid before HRH and that H.R.H. derives much satisfaction from the loyal and affectionate sentiments which they express.
TFE 20/1
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Not on microfilm.
Knollys, Francis to Fortescue, Chichester 12 January 1864, CO 305:24, no. 301, 169. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/V645MI01.html.

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