No. 81, Financial
22nd September 1865
Misrepresentations having been persistently put forth to prove that the people of this Colony labour under excessive taxation, I caused the accompanying statement to be published for general information.
The details of thisstatementManuscript image statement will be found in the annual Blue Book for 1864 already transmitted.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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The Government Gazette, 19 September 1865, providing statistical information on taxes and dues levied in Vancouver Island based on the colonial accounts for 1864, signed by Henry Wakeford, Auditor.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 67, 14 November 1865.