No. 57
11 October 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 36 of the 7th June, representing the condition of the Postal Establishment of Vancouvers Island in consequence of the deficiency of any Postal Regulations.
I transmit to you, for your information, copies of a correspondence to which your Despatch has given rise,betweenManuscript image between this Department the General Post Office and the Board of Treasury.
If you desire that the treasury should fix the rates of Postage in Vancouver Island, it may be advisable that you should at once inform me what rates you would desire to be prescribed.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Rogers to Hill, 17 August 1865, forwarding Kennedy's despatch to the post office regarding postal regulations.
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Copy, Scudamore to Rogers, 5 October 1865, reporting that the Postmaster General has the Colonial Office's request under consideration.
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Copy, Rogers to Hamilton, 16 October 1865, forwarding Kennedy's despatch to the post office regarding postal regulations and requesting an opinon on a rate of postage for Vancouver Island.
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 11 October 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 227. 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/V657057.html.

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