No. 15
3rd March 1865
With reference to my despatch No. 71 of the 25th of November 1864, forwarding a Report furnished to me by the Colonial Secretary of his visit to the Kootenay Gold Mines. I have now the honor to forwardcopyManuscript image copy of the Code of Laws drawn up by the Miners, and which were in operation on the Creek previous to the arrival of the English Magistrate, Mr Haynes.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Sir F. Rogers may perhaps like to see this code of the Miners. It seems very simple & well arranged. I presume that the arrival of the Magistrate has in part superceded it.
ABd 15-5
Sir F. Rogers
Forwarded for your perusal.
I think that it will be enough to acknowledge receipt of the despatch.
TFE 16/5
FR 16/5
At once.
CF 19
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy of miners code, 10 April 1864, as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 26, 23 May 1865.