No. 83
2nd July 1867
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the recent Session of the Legislative Council, entitled;No. 12.Manuscript image
No. 12. An Ordinance for the protection of Inventions.

The report of the Attorney General is enclosed.
2. This measure is one of the many passed during the last session for the assimilation of the Laws of the two sections of the United Colony.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 31 Aug
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Mr Elliot
This Act re-enacts & extends to the whole Colony the Invention Ordinance of 1864.
HTH 2/9
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At once.
TFE 2 Sep
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Seymour, 17 May 1867, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 55, 9 September 1867 conveying “Her Majesty’s … confirmation and allowance of the British Columbia Ordinance … entitled ‘An Ordinance for the Protection of Inventions.’