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No. 585.

DISPATCH FROM DUKE OF NEWCASTLE TO GOVERNOR BANNERMAN.



COLONIAL OFFICE, RECORDS 197/35.  JOURNAL OF THE COUNCIL. App. No. 6.

Copy of Dispatch and Enclosure from Secretary of State for the       Colonies, with reference to the Imposition and Collection of       Duties on the Coast of Labrador.


Downing Street,                
5th December, 1863.  

Sir,
      With reference to my dispatch No. 46, of the 1st inst., transmitting to you an order of Her Majesty in Council, leaving to their operation, Chapters 1, 2 & 3 of the Act, of the Legislature of Newfoundland during the year 1683, I have the honour to transmit to you a copy of the answer which has been returned, by my directions, to various remonstrances against that portion of the first named act, which relates to the imposition and collection of duties on the coast of Labrador.
      I take this opportunity of suggesting that the net proceeds of this source of revenue should be applied to the administration of justice and the protection of fisheries in the district in which they are raised.

I have, etc.,                   
(Signed)     NEWCASTLE.   

Governor Sir A. BANNERMAN,
etc., etc.

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