No. 2
21st November 1866
My Lord,
I have the honor to state that on the 19th Instant, at noon, I proclaimed the Imperial Act 29 and 30 Victoria, Chapter 67, simultaneously in Victoria and New Westminster and thus effected the Union of the Colonies.
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2. There was no enthusiasm or excitement shown in either town. Yet I believe, that in each the prevalent opinion is that a wise measure has been taken by the Imperial Government.
3. I enclose certified Copies of the Proclamation.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Ack. rect.
ABd 14 Jany
Sir F. Rogers
Circulated for information.
TFE 15 Jany
FR 15/1
CBA 15/1
To the Queen.
C 15 Jany
Copy given to Mr Graham.
FWF 17 Jany
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Not on microfilm.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Carnarvon to Seymour, No. 8, 22 January 1867.
Seymour, Frederick to Carnarvon, Earl 21 November 1866, CO 60:25, no. 420, 264. 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/B66202.html.

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