No. 9
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. 3 An OrdinancetoManuscript image to incorporate the Western Union Telegraph Company, in Lieu of the Western Union Telegraph Extension Company.
2. I enclose the Report of the Attorney General, I also forward Copy of a Letter from the Secretary to the Company which will more fully explain the object of this Ordinance.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
ABd 3 April
Sanction at once.
(With the desph I shd like to see the previous Ordce.)
FR 3/4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Manuscript image
H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Officer Administering the Government, 31 January 1866, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Manuscript image
O.H. Palmer, Western Union Telegraph Company, to Seymour, 18 October 1865, stating the correct corporate name of the company.
Other documents included in the file
Manuscript image
Draft reply, Cardwell to Acting Governor Birch, No. 17, 10 April 1866.