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Establishing a Melbourne Post Office Establishing a Melbourne Post Office

Public Record Office Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

The Governor approves of Block number 11 as a site for a Post Office

The Governor approves of Block number 11 as a site for a Post Office

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  • Title: Establishing a Melbourne Post Office Establishing a Melbourne Post Office
  • Creator: Public Record Office Victoria, Public Record Office Victoria
  • Date Created: 1840-02-27
  • Provenance: VPRS 19 Unit 3 1840/188, VPRS 19 Unit 3 1840/188
  • Transcript: Colonial Secretary. The Governor approves of Block No.11 as a site for a Post Office. No.40/46 Colonial Secretary's Office Sydney 27th February 1840. Sir, With reference to your letter of the 24th ultimo No. 40/39, I have the honor to inform you that His Excellency the Governor approves of the corner and reserved allotment in Block No,11 at Melbourne being appropriated as the site for a Post Office as suggested by you, and recommended by the Deputy Surveyor General. I have the honor to be Sir Your Honor's most obedient servant for the Colonial Secretary, (signed) G.O.Harrington. (Corner) His Honor The Superintendent Port Phillip
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