No. 74
2nd June 1865
Sir,
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. 27. An OrdinanceforManuscript image for regulating the acquisition of Land in British Columbia. I add the Report of the Attorney General.
2. Though a measure of this importance, drawn up within less than a year of my assumption of the Government, must to a very great extent be considered tentative, I allow myself to hope that the present Land Ordinance is a great improvement upon its predecessor.
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I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Refer to Land Board.
ABd 8 Sepr
Transmit.
TFE 8/9
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Colonial Secretary, 14 June 1865, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Emigration Commissioners, 18 September 1865, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosures for suggestions and observations.
Seymour, Frederick to Cardwell, Edward 2 June 1865, CO 60:22, no. 8617, 12. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B65074.html.

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