No. 1
Victoria
9 January 1863
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatches of the Numbers and Dates as described on the other side hereof. *
*
Originals No. 120, 13 November, and No. 121, 15 November 1862. Circulars 17, 18, 24 October, and 5 November 1862. Duplicates No. 117, 25 September, and No. 119, 1 October 1862. Circulars 17, 18, 24 October 1862.  
 
I have the honor to be My Lord Duke,
Your most obedient and humble Servant
James Douglas

To His Grace
The Duke of Newcastle KG
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
Put by.  
ABd
 
Despatch to London:
Douglas to Newcastle, 9 January 1863, National Archives of the UK, 2129, CO 305/20. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/getDoc.htm?id=V63001.scx. Accessed 19 September 2019. 

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