No. 2
2 January 1867
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch, No. 85, of the 24th October reporting the departure of Governor Kennedy for England, and the assumption by you of the Administration of the Government of Vancouver Island pending the UnionofManuscript image of that Colony to British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
The Officer Administering the Government