No. 21
20 April 1866
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatches, No. 4 of the 19th of January and No. 6 of the 25th of January last, accompanied by a printed Copy of a Proclamation notifying the Appointments, till the 6th ofJuneManuscript image June 1866, of the several Members, whose names and Offices are noted in the Margin,
Colonial Secretary A.C. Elliott
Attorney General J.C. Haynes
Treasurer J.A.R. Homer
Chief Commr. of Lands & Works Henry Holbrook
Collector of Customs C.F. Cornwall
J. Contler Geo. A. Walkem
Chartres Brew Robt. Smith
Peter O'Reilly
constituting the Legislative Council of British Columbia.
I have laid your Despatch before the Queen and I have to acquaint you that Her Majesty has been pleased to approve these Appointments.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
The Officer Administering the Government
Cardwell, Edward to Birch, Arthur Nonus 20 April 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/13, 115. 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/B667021.html.

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