The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Personal Volume
Government House, Auckland, 31st December, 1862
My Lord Duke,—
31st December, 1862.
A question of privilege having arisen between the Legislative Council and the House of Representatives of New Zealand, the Legislative Council has requested time to transmit a case, embodying the facts of the question at issue, to your Grace, with a request that you would be pleased to obtain, for their future guidance, the opinion on this case of the Law Officers of the Crown in England.
2. In compliance with the address of the Legislative Council, I have now the honour to enclose the documents necessary to enable you to obtain for the Council the opinion of the Law Officers of the Crown, if you would be pleased to do so.
G. Grey.His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, K.G.