No. 63
11th April 1867
My Lord,
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. 5 An OrdinancetoManuscript image to prevent the violation of Indian Graves.
2. This simply extends a beneficial measure introduced by me on the Mainland in 1865, over the United Colony.
3. I append the report of the Attorney General.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 17 June
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Mr Elliot
Sanction the Ordinance. The difference bet: this Ordinance & the Orde No 19 of 1865 is that "100 dollars" is substituted for "One Hundred Pounds"—(a considerable, but reasonable reduction) and "6 months" is inserted for "12 months" in Sect. 4.
HTH 18/6
TFE 18/6
CBA 18/6
B&C 24/6
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Seymour, 31 March 1867, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 43, 1 July 1867 conveying “Her Majesty’s … confirmation and allowance” of Ordinance No.5.