No. 73
1st June 1865
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the recent Session of the Legislature of this Colony, entitled; No. 26. An OrdinancetoManuscript image "to declare the limitation of the Foreign Suits and Actions." I add the Report of the Attorney General.
2. I found public opinion extremely favorable to passing of the enclosed measure which was brought into the Council by Mr Walkem, a barrister selected by the people of Cariboo East to represent them in the Local Legislature.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
ABd 29 Augt
I shd say a visibly dishonest Act wh ought to be disallowed. Qu—to Law Offrs of Crown asking their opn whether having reference to the first claims of creditors not residg in B.C. the Ordce can properly be allowed to remain in operation.
FR 22/9
I think we may disallow at once.
EC 23
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Colonial Secretary, 6 June 1865, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 76, 2 October 1865.