No. 126
24th September 1867
My Lord Duke,
I telegraphed to Your Grace's predecessor on the 11th March, "Can provision be made in the Bill before Parliament for theultimateManuscript image ultimate admission of British Columbia to Canadian Confederation."
2. I have the honor to enclose Copy of a Resolution passed by the Legislative Council in favor of negotiations being entered into for the union of this Colony with the Eastern Provinces of North America.
3. I have made some remarks on this subject in a 'Separate' Despatch of even date.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your most obedient, humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
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Sir F. Rogers
See also Govr Seymour's Separate despatch 10906. This is a question on which I find no recorded information. I sent for the telegram referred to. There is provision in Act of Parliament for the admission of B. Columbia into the Confederation.
From this it appears that on the 20 March last the Council passed a Resolution in favor of admission which however Govr Seymour only now sends home, tho' in his March telegram he said he would write.
CC 6 Nov
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Vide 10906.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Printed copy of resolution of the Legislative Council, 18 March 1867, as per despatch.
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 24 September 1867, CO 60:29, no. 10836, 186. 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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