No. 7
22 August 1866
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 43 dated the 10th June last, enclosing a Memorial addressed to my Predecessor by the Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island praying that certain clausesinManuscript image in British Columbia Customs Duties Ordinance No. 3 of 1865 may be disallowed by Her Majesty's Government.
I have to request you to inform the Memorialists that the Governor of British Columbia has been apprised by a recent despatch that Her Majesty will not be advised to confirm the Ordinance No. 3 of the 1865 in its present form; although the matter will cease to be of importance to the inhabitants of Victoria when the Island and the Mainland form part of thesameManuscript image same Colony.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
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Kennedy, Arthur

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Carnarvon, Earl to Kennedy, Arthur 22 August 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 440. 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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