No. 8
1st February 1866
I have the honor to transmit an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the present Session of the Legislature of this Colony, entitled; No. 2. An OrdinanceinManuscript image in Aid of the Trustees Relief Act. I add the Report of the Attorney General.
2. I caused this Ordinance to be introduced in the amended shape in obedience to the instructions contained in your Despatch No. 53 of the 3rd August last.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 3 Apl
The 4th clause is not very satisfactory—it is difficult to see exactly what it will cover. But it seems to be reasonably intended—and probably will answer its purpose reasonably.
FR 4/4
EC 5
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Officer Administering the Government, 31 January 1866, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Acting Governor Birch, No. 16, 10 April 1866.