No. 32
17th April 1866
Sir,
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the recent session of the Legislature of this Colony, entitled: No. 16. An Ordinance respecting the conversion ofSterlingManuscript image Sterling Money into Decimal Currency in certain cases. I add the Report of the Attorney General.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Treasury.
ABd 16 June
To Treasury.
[I do not quite understand this. Is a person who has to pay 13d sterling to pay 26 or 27 cents.
Again if an Imperial Act extending to the Colony (not imputed or adopted) requires payment of 1£ sterling, it is not competent to theManuscript image Coll Legre to define what 1£ sterling shall mean. To do this wd be (if anything was done at all) to alter the effect of the Imperial Law.]
FR 19/6
WEF 19/6
EC 22
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Officer Administering the Government, 8 April 1866, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Secretary to the Treasury, 29 June 1866, forwarding copy of the despatch and ordinance for consideration.
Birch, Arthur Nonus to Cardwell, Edward 17 April 1866, CO 60:24, no. 5777, 220. 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/B66032.html.

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