No. 34
3rd April 1866
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the present Session of the Legislature, entitled; No. 9. An Ordinance for the Regulation of Ferries andBridgesManuscript image Bridges. I add the Report of the Attorney General.
2. This Ordinance was introduced by the Attorney General on the Representations made to me by Mr Justice Begbie on his return from circuit in the Kootenay District in the autumn of 1865. I enclose copy of a minute addressed to me by Mr Begbie on the subject.
I have the honor to be,
SirManuscript image Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 16 June
Im[m]inently a matter to be determined by local convenience. Sanction.
FR 19/6
EC 20
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Officer Administering the Government, 3 April 1866, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
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M.B. Begbie to Officer Administering the Government, 13 February 1866, recommending procedures for the regulation of ferries and bridges.
Birch, Arthur Nonus to Cardwell, Edward 3 April 1866, CO 60:24, no. 5779, 228. 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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