No. 9
1st February 1866
Sir,
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,
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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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)
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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.
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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
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Acting Governor Birch, No. 17, 10 April 1866.
Birch, Arthur Nonus to Cardwell, Edward 1 February 1866, CO 60:24, no. 3023, 43. 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/B66009.html.

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