No. 70
20 September 1865
Sir,
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 24 of the 13th March forwarding a Resolution passed by the Legislative Council of British Columbia praying that some Naval protection may be afforded to the Colony.
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Having referred this application to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty I enclose, herewith, a copy of the answer which their Lordships' have returned to me.
I request that you will communicate this answer to the Legislative Council as the decision of Her Majesty's Government upon the subject of their Resolution.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
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Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 20 September 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/12, 310. 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/B657070.html.

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