No. 61
8th October 1864
With reference to your despatch No. 4 of the 30th April 1864, respecting the suggested Union of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, I have the honor to forward Copies of letters which have passed between Mr Kennedy and myself on the subject.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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VJ 19 Dec
Mr Fortescue
You will see that this is only ad interim. Await further reports?
TFE 20/12
CF 21
EC 23
Put by.
ABd 15 Oct/66
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Seymour to Kennedy, 31 August 1864, asking for his opinion on the subject of union.
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Copy, Kennedy to Seymour, 5 September 1864, advising that he would refrain from comment pending consideration of the subject by the legislature of Vancouver Island.
Seymour, Frederick to Cardwell, Edward 8 October 1864, CO 60:19, no. 11640, 328. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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