Seymour to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
London
1 November 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to forward copy of an address presented to me on my departure from British Columbia by a deputation headed by the Chairman of the Municipal Council of New Westminster.
I shall take another opportunity of communicatingwithManuscript image with you respecting the more important topics of the address. I now forward copy of my reply.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour

Sir F. Rogers, Bart
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Acknowledge?
VJ 2 Nov
TFE 2/11
EC 4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy of address to Seymour from John Robson, Chairman, on behalf of the Public Meeting held 31 August 1865, asking that he promote representative institutions and emigration in the colony, and discourage the idea of union with Vancouver Island while in England.
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Response of the governor to the address as noted above.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Seymour, 9 November 1865, acknowledging receipt of despatch.
Seymour, Frederick to Rogers, Frederic 1 November 1865, CO 60:23, no. 10653, 319. 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/B656S01.html.

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