No. 18
27th April 1865
I have the honour to ackn. the receipt of your despatch No. 3 of the 28th of January last reporting the appointment of Mr. Walter Moberley to be a Member of the Legislative Council of B. Columbia until the 1st of May 1866.
So far as I can judge you were clearly right in accepting the election of Mr. Moberley as a Member of Council, but for the reasons indicatedinManuscript image in my despatch No. 13 of the 3rd of March I refrain from conveying to you any formal confirmation of this appointment.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
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Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 27 April 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/12, 112. 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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