No. 21
12th May 1865
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of a Telegram from you dated the 18th of April.
I am much gratified to receive this proof of the new and rapid communication opened between this country and possessions of The Queen so distant asManuscript image that of British Columbia and I have received with pleasure the tidings now conveyed to me of the progress of roads and other works of utility in the Colony.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
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Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 12 May 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/12, 120. 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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