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Importing Chinese Labourers
CO 318/160


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2031 Chinese Emigration
London 2 Nov[embe]r. 1843.
My Lord,
With reference to the notice from the Colonial Land & Emigration Commissioners of the 30th. ulto., publishing the Regulations adopted by Her Majesty's Government on a proposed Emigration of Chinese Labourers to the West Indies from the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca, we beg to apply for your Lordships Licence to introduce four hundred emigrants into British Guiana for our friends in that Colony.
As we are desirous of availing ourselves of the Overland Mail for India to be made up here on the 4th. inst, we should be greatly obliged by having the Licence to forward by that opportunity.
We have the honor to be.
My Lord.
Your Lordships
Most obed[ien]t H[um]ble Serv[an]ts.
Cavan Brothers & Co
To the Right Hon[oura]ble
Lord Stanley.
H. Ms. principal Sec[retar]y
of State for the Colonies.
[in left hand margin] Answ[ere]d 3. Nov[e]m[ber]
Disp[atched] 10 Nov

2032 Chinese Emigration
London 2. Nov[embe]r. 1843
My Lord
With reference to the notice from the Colonial Land & Emigration Commissioners of the 30th. ulto., publishing the Regulations adopted by Her Majesty's Government on a proposed Emigration of Chinese Labourers to the West Indies from the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, we beg to apply for your Lordships Licence to introduce three hundred emigrants into the Island of Trinidad for our friends in that Colony.
It would be an object for us to receive the Licence in time to avail of the overland mail for India to be made up on the 4th instant.
We have the honor
to be My Lord
Most ob[edien]t h[um]bl[e] Serv[an]ts
Reid Irving & Co
Cavan Brothers & Co
To The Right Hon[oura]ble
Lord Stanley
H. Ms. principal Sec[retar]y
of State for the Colonies
[in left hand margin] Answ[ere]d 3. Nov[e]m[ber]
Disp[atched] to Trin[ida]d 10 Nov

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