No. 72
Downing Street
27 September 1865
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatches, enumerated in the margin,
No. 66, 25th May 1865
No. 67, 26th " "
No. 70, 30th " "
transmitting three Ordinances passed by the Legislature of British Columbia in the month of April last entitled respectively "No. 19—"AnManuscript imageAn Ordinance to prevent the violation of Indian graves." "No. 20—An Ordinance to amend the Law relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency in British Columbia," and "No. 23—An Ordinance respecting arrest and imprisonment for Debt."
I have laid these Ordinances before The Queen and Her Majesty has been pleased to confirm and allow them.
You will communicate Her Majesty's decision to the Inhabitants of the ColonyunderManuscript image under your Government in the usual and most authentic manner.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell

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Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 27 September 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/12, 320. 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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